2017 Sonoma Valley | Boisset Collection
Pinot Gris

2017 Sonoma Valley

The Buena Vista Vinicultural Society, formed in 1863 by the winery’s founder, Count Agoston Haraszthy to further improve its winemaking prowess and expand its vineyards, has been restored as a collection of unique small-production wines that honor the winery’s pioneering spirit and contribution to California winemaking. The Vinicultural Society explores clonal selections, varietals and the incredible terroir of Northern California.

$28.00

Tasting Notes

Aroma: 

The richly flavored 2017 Pinot Gris contains aromas of apricot and peach creating an exotic and exciting fragrance. 

Palate: 

Combined with flavors of coriander seeds and notes of orange peel, this Pinot Gris is an exceptionally soft and light white wine. 

Winemaking

Vintage Notes: 

The Count identified the Sonoma Valley climate  and soil as the optimal location within the County for growing quality Pinot Gris. We honor his vision with The Count’s Selection Pinot Gris was fermented in stainless steel tanks with a small amount in neutral oak. The lees were stirred for the first several months of aging to add depth of flavor without malolactic fermentation.

Tech Notes

  • Appellation: Sonoma Valley
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • pH: 3.28
  • TA:  5.7 g/L
  • Ageing:
    •  Oak & Stainless Steel

Pairs Well With

Meats & Fish: 
Sautéed Petrale Sole
Cheese & Nuts: 
Goat Cheeses
Fruits & Vegetables: 
Asian Salad
Grains: 
Chicken Pastas
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