Acrobat Pinot Gris is Wine Spectator's Wine of the Week!

October 18 2011

2010 Acrobat Pinot Gris is Wine Spectator's Wine of the Week

WINE SPECTATOR’S WINE OF THE WEEK
ACROBAT Pinot Gris Oregon 2010 – 89 points, $12, BEST BUY

Light and refreshing, with melon and apricot flavors on an open frame. Drink now. 51,000 cases made. From Oregon. – Harvey Steiman

Wine Spectator editors have selected
this as the best buy of the week.

Winemaker’s Tasting Notes:

Appearance: pale straw with golden highlights
Aroma: fresh pear, citrus, honeydew melon
Flavor: mandarin orange, lemon, kiwi, pear, spice
Mouthfeel: round entry with nice balance between acidity and residual sugar, clean refreshing finish

Technical Information:

Vintage: 2010
Fermentation: 100% stainless steel temperature controlled tanks
Aging: 100% sur lie aged for five months
Analysis: 12.5% alcohol, TA 0.66g/100ml, pH 3.18, RS .57%

Paired Recipes:

Olive Oil Poached Sole With Beet Balsamic Sauce
Fresh Shucked NW Oysters with English Cucumber Foam Verjus Shallots
Braised Short Ribs with Smoked Paprika Risotto

Acrobat Pinot Gris

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