Wine Review: 2015 Ponzi Pinot Grigio

Basic Information

Name – 2015 Ponzi Pinot Grigio

Region – Oregon

Sub Region – Willamette Valley

Varietal – Pinot Grigio

Pricing – $15.99

Acidity – High

Alcohol Content – 13.5%

Appearance

Bottle – Darker green, yellow bottle. Beige label with black and green fonts.

Wine – Wine is clear and light straw in color.

Aroma/Nose

Light on the nose with stone fruit such as a white peach and citrus.

Texture/Body

Off dry, light bodied wine. Very clean refreshing feeling on the palate.

Tasting

There is an obvious white peach and strong mineral component here. Some citrus, such as lime, is also present.

Finish

Nice medium to long finish of mineral.

Overall Experience

The Ponzi Pinot Grigio from Ponzi Vineyards was a nice light wine experience for those looking for a not overly sweet Pinot Grigio. This one is definitely more subdued and easier to drink than some of the others I have had recently.

Pairings

Food – Pork, Spicy Food, Mushrooms and Cured Meats

Cigar – Nestor Miranda Corojo or  Flores y Rodriguez 10th Anniversary Reserva Limitada

Wine Publication Ratings

Wine Enthusiast – 91pts.

Winemakers Tasting Notes

Aromatically compelling with floral, stone fruit and mineral highlights, this offers palate-cleansing freshness. The mineral-drenched flavors blend melon, peach and lemon rind, with a finishing burst of lime. It was fermented and aged entirely in stainless steel.

About Ponzi Vineyards –  https://www.ponzivineyards.com/