The 2012 Acrobat Pinot Noir was ranked #78 Wine Spectator's prestigious list
93 Points...For all the generosity of flavor the texture remains pleasingly crisp, with layers of intensity that flash between fruit sweetness and savory breadth. With it's mineral tension, this wine performs far above its price: a classic of the vintage...
Acrobat has been named as a Hot Prospect Brand by Impact Newsletter, coming in at 13 out of 30 brands to receive the recognition. Adding to the honor, Acrobat is the first Oregon wine label to receive this prestigious award since its inception.
"King Estate's Signature bottling regularly serves as a pinot gris template for the country with its breadth of flavor that distinguishes it from anything 'grigio'. "
There's extra richness across the palate of perfectly ripened apple, pear and melon fruit, The weight of the wine in the mouth is substantial but maintains a sense of lightness and proportion, and the finish extends out gracefully as long as you can wait for the next sip.
King Estate Domaine Oregon Pinot Gris: Balanced with aromas of wet stone and grapefruit, this easy drinking wine is accented by a warm note cardamom.
Aromas of lemon cream and lees give a savory accent to this wine. It feels balanced, crisp and lean, with the acidity to match grilled calamari tossed with fresh herbs.
"When it's American Pinot Gris diners want, King Estate is the answer..."
This is King Estate's top wine, a rich reserve-level Pinot Noir redolent with Asian spices, saffron, cumin, and more. Nuances of dusty cocoa powder lead into a thrilling wine with a spine of steels, focusing its ripe, fleshy fruit through a long, cellar-worthy finish.