2012 Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris Willamette Valley

Its approximately 100 degrees outside, time for a glass of chilled white wine!  Preferably with lots of tropical fruit and a clean finish.

I tried Ponzi Pinot Noir years ago, but had never tried their Pinot Gris.   It smells fresh and tropical, with pineapple and lime.   Some kiwi too!   Citrusy mouthfeel with a touch of sweetness (like… sugared Meyer lemon) on the finish.   Tasty.   Totally a day-drinking white wine.   A great substitute if you’re getting weary of Sauvignon Blanc (wait… is that possible?).    I paired it with grilled shrimp but this will also be good with an heirloom tomato salad.   Or guacamole.  Or coconut shrimp.   Anything summery.

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