June 25, 2018
Navarro Pinot Gris

NAVARRO Pinot Gris 2016

Alsace grape (this, Riesling, Gewurz, Pinot Blanc) specialist Navarro nailed it with this refreshing and substantial cool-climate Pinot Gris. Smell and taste honeydew melon, Meyer lemon, Macintosh apple, elderflower: all lightly drizzled with fresh honey (get the flavor but no sugar). Slightly oily texture: not as oily as its Alsace counterpart, which to many is a plus. Touch of dried ginger and apricot on the finish. Light bodied, no barrel flavor, great acidity and 13.3% alcohol – this is a great Saturday/Sunday afternoon wine to enjoy with or without food. I like to play with tuna in different forms with […]