Angels Gate Pinot Gris 2011, VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula

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Pinot Gris Pinot Gris
Ontario, Canada

$14.95 (331215)

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Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Angels Gate's 2011 is very clearly in the 'gris' Alsatian style, a long way from the light, easy-drinking grigio...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is not a light, lively pinot grigio style. Winemaker Phillip Dowell has gone another route, creating a golden...

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Community Reviews (2)

Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

Superb. World class taste with no flaws. What a great value.

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Barry McLarnon
Barry McLarnon

Certainly an interesting take on pinot gris, and a lot of complexity here for the price. That said, I'm not really sold on the idea of oak-aging this particular varietal. For me, sipping it conjured up an absurdly fruity oaked chardonnay. I often think of pinot gris/grigio as a kind of fruit salad in a glass, and the oak doesn't seem to complement that abundant fruitiness overly well. Chardonnay, on the other hand, is less overtly fruity and has other characteristics that the oak can meld with beautifully. To each his own!

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