Bill Daley for the Chicago Tribune: Meet food-friendly, fruity pinot gris

October 14 2009

King Estate two great review in Chicago Tribune from Bill Daley

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″

Read the complete article @ The Chicago Tribune.