2018 Pinot Grigio - Oakville Estate
100% Pinot Grigio, Estate
Small-lot production techniques, an "acquaintance" with neutral French oak, and the generosity of the vines themselves give Nils' Estate Pinot Grigio the sense of being a "finished" white wine -- needing nothing more than a glass for service.
Clean and bright, the kiss of oak does not hinder the freshness of flavor: lightly acidic on the nose, but not steely at all on the palate. Lemon curd and a hint of ginger are finished with a light dusting of slate, to finish dry.
Works nicely as a welcome wine, packs light for a day on the boat, picnics, or barbecues. Pair with: Spaghetti Carbonera, BLT sandwiches, roast summer vegetables, ham & gruyere frittata, Thai noodle salad, creamy, tangy cheeses.
2018: Only 70 cases made.