The Tasting Room Profile, $15
Aaron: This has a mango, guava, and generally tropical nose. The flavor is crisp but a little wider than a brisk pinot gris. The light melon and shitake mushroom flavors were surrounded by tons of fruit making it pretty easy drinking. 89 points
Teri: This wine isn’t extraordinary but nice and the winemaker supports a good cause. There is apricot on the nose and the wine brings flavors of mixed fruit and citrus: apricot, pineapple, and lemon. Overall very refreshing. 89 points
This bottle came with a beautiful fruit arrangement from Harry & David given to us by my friend Sandy.
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Aaron: Soft white cherry blossoms and some honeysuckle on the nose of this Pinot Gris. The flavor was pear, with sweet white grape juice. This is easy to drink but a little syrupy and thick. I expected a lighter body. 89 points.
Teri: Peach and pear on the nose with a semi sweet finish. This bottle reminded me of Riesling. I tasted green apple, oak, and Rainer cherry with a long finish and a hint of mineral at the end. Very easy to drink and hearty for a white wine. 89 points and will be favorites of those who like their wine in the sweeter spectrum.
Purchased from the Willow Crest Tasting Room, $15
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Total Wine & More, $12.29
Aaron: This is really fruity. Pineapple, white raspberries, just generally pleasant nose. The flavor is a little sweeter with honeysuckle and some orange-lemon citrus. The flavor is crisp and clean but with a very acidic, alcohol flavor on the finish. 90 points
Teri: Fruity nose, good body, and ample stone fruits on the body of the wine. I tasted papaya, lemon, pineapple and a hint of sweet banana. Refreshing and full bodied with nice acidity on the finish. 91 points Perfect to pair with a hot day outside!
Lot 18, $14.99
Aaron: Green apple and sweet onion made for a “blunt” nose but the flavor was pretty sweet. I tasted a lot of apple and pear with some mild, white plum. While a bit tart at the end, this was pretty light and crisp, making it nice for a sunny afternoon. 89 points
Teri: This Pinot Gris is bright and easy to drink. With a peach nose and light fruity flavors of apricot and lemon, this wine carries a bright acidity to balance with food or enjoy on its own. I see this as a great summer drinking wine. 88 points