Saturday, January 15, 2011

Oak Leaf Pinot Grigio NV

Oak Leaf Pinot Grigio NV
Origin: California
Blend: Pinot Grigio (100%)
Alcohol Content: 12.5%
Bottle Closure: Synthetic Cork
Purchase Date: January 2011
Purchase Price: $2.97

Our review: Pale gold, nearly colorless, this wine has aromas of tree fruit (apple, pear) with just a touch of honey. Initially quite fruity on the palate, the flavors are well balanced though fade and flatten out very quickly. A hint of spice is present. There isn't much of a finish.

Our rating: Oak Tree wines are available exclusively at Walmart and are value priced. But is it worth the three bucks we paid for this pinot grigio? Most definitely. In contrast to another low-priced wine we sampled recently, this wine has some character to it, is quite drinkable, and could easily serve as an everyday, go-to wine. Price aside, we rate this wine Average, but it's hard to overlook the fact that it's only $3; we're impressed.

No taste profile from the winemaker found.

Winery website: Oak Leaf Vineyards.

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