The results of the 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition are in and King Estate had two double gold medal winners and three gold medals. 2008 Signature Pinot Gris was also named one of the San Francisco Chronicle’s top 100 wines of 2009.
Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines in The World is considered by many to be the authoritative list of the year’s best wines. We are proud to announce that King Estate’s 2008 Signature Pinot Gris made the cut and also received a 90 Point score and the “Smart Buy” designation.
Eleven wines for gift-giving
2008 King Estate Pinot Gris Signature Collection : From Oregon, a lively white with a very aromatic nose and softly ripe flavors of pear and honey spiked with a green apple zip. $17
Bill Daley, wine columnist for the Chicago Tribune, published some great reviews of King Estate Signature Pinot Gris and Acrobat Pinot Gris by King Estate. Two of his 3 “Winning Whites” with 3 corkscrew reviews!
“Winning whites from Oregon
Oregon pinot gris bested its California competition in a blind tasting of seven newly released wines. Indeed, the wine panel gave these whites from the Beaver State the top three positions.
2008 King Estate Pinot Gris Signature Collection : From Oregon, a lively white with a very aromatic nose and softly ripe flavors of pear and honey spiked with a green apple zip. Serve with fried chicken, scampi, seafood quiche. Three corkscrews, $17
2008 Acrobat Pinot Gris: A lower-priced pinot gris from Oregon’s King Estate, this white has a voluptuous profile, with a creamy texture, a buttery peach flavor and a tangy finish. Serve with broiled trout, barbecued chicken, grilled halibut. Three corkscrews, $12″