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Closson Chase K.J. Watson Vineyard Pinot Gris 2015

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Jane Staples rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A delightful, delicious and de-lovely Pinot Gris with citrus, floral and white tree fruit aspects, good weight and satiny texture. A lovely prelude to white fish or as a sipper.
Tasted at Closson Chase En Primeur, March 2017
Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Start of your next dinner party with this wine to awaken the palate. This wine is light, with bright acidity, and a lot of flavour. Grapefruit and lemon pith on the nose with a floral note. Flavours are pronounced on the palate but are not overwhelming. Overall very nice, crisp, clean and pure. Enjoy on its own or with various seafood canapés.
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Pinot Gris is grown worldwide, but two the better known examples are those of Alsace (intense, high alcohol, and oily) and Alto Adige (crisp, aromatic, and juicy). Winemaker Keith Tyers sees this example of Pinot Gris as his new world approach to the latter. This is one of Closson Chase's forays into Niagara. It's tasty and a good value.
Pale lemon colouration, with moderate alcohol.
Aromas of lemon scone, peach, grapefruit, and with lots of florality.
The flavours are definitely more along the line of Northern Italy because of how delicate it is. Juicy acidity. More lemon and other assorted citrus, pear, quince, honey, and tapioca.
There's no oak on this Pinot Gris, but a decent time of maceration on the skin - nothing over the top. This is supposed to be a gentle sipping wine.
Pair it with lemon shrimp, picnic fare, or fish tacos with lots of cilantro.




Natalie's Review

Closson Chase K.J. Watson Vineyard Pinot Gris 2015, Four Mile Creek, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Zesty, light and lovely Prince Edward County Pinot Gris. Aromas of light white florals. Serve as a chilled aperitif or companion to very light fish dishes. Drink: 2015-2017. 469445 12% XD 750 mL  $21.95 Score: 88/100. September 17, 2016 Scrumptious Seafood Wine  Full Review

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