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As Oregon's top producer of Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, our wines are often featured in the news. Read about the bottles getting attention and then taste why.

United States Wineries of the Year

October 04, 2014
Wine & Spirits

"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'. "

2013 King Estate Signature Pinot Gris Scores 91 Pts, Editors Choice

October 04, 2014
2014 Buying Guide, Wine Enthusiast

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.

Oregon's 50 Best Wines

September 04, 2014
Allison Jones, Portland Monthly

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.

2013 Acrobat Pinot Gris Scores 90 Pts, Best Buy

August 04, 2014
Wine & Spirits

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.

#1 Domestic Pinot Gris

April 01, 2014
Wine & Spirits

"When it's American Pinot Gris diners want, King Estate is the answer..."

94 Points - Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2013

December 14, 2013
P.G., Wine Enthusiast 2013

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.