#WBC10, Live Wine Blogging, Wine #3

Duckpond Cellars ahoy! 2008 Pinot Gris (so happy to see so much of this varietal at this event!)

Almost entirely tank-fermented, and no malolactic; this is almost all front from Estate Vineyards is South Salem Hills. Soil is primarily Jory clay, volcanic ash factor, excellent!

Loads of lovely citrus on the nose, and all the requisite minerality and more, fantastic bouquet! Mellower than expected on the palate, vibrancy of the acids soften noticeably at point-of-entry, very centrist as regards its palate positioning …



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