Two Shepherds, Skin Fermented Pinot Gris
Staff Pick
Organic
Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

Two Shepherds, Skin Fermented Pinot Gris - 2019

Item # 40530 750mL
$26.96/ Single Bottle
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$323.52 $291.17/ Case of 12
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Organic
Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

Pinot Gris is a pink skinned grape and when the juice is fermented on the grape skins, it shows this beautiful copper, rose color in the glass. Notes of grapefruit, papaya and white peach with tea-like tannins. This a delicious orange wine.


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Staff Pick Notes

What a wine. Sonoma grown, hand farmed, and masterfully crafted. Five days of grape skin contact fermentation give this Pinot Gris a gorgeous copper color, and wow does it go down easy. Dry and endlessly refreshing, it’s a ramato-style wine with notes of Blood orange, apricot, and a pinch of white pepper. Everything Two Shepherds Winery makes is natural and delicious. But this bottle stands out the most to me. Bright acidity, a luscious mouthfeel, addictive drinkability... I literally can't ask for anything more. I bought two bottles the day I first tasted it, and with warm weather finally around the corner, I might need to pick up a couple more. If you can't make it to the Russian River Valley in person, this wine will take you there. Enjoy!

- MM

Astor's Glossary of Terms

California

California makes more wine than any other state in the United States. Not only does the state grow a variety of noble grape varieties like Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, there are also plantings of lesser-known varieties such as Nebbiolo, Roussanne and Mourvèdre to name just a few.

Pinot Gris

Pinot Grigio is an Italian synonym for the French Pinot Gris variety, but many more people have had Pinot Grigio than a Pinot Gris. At its most basic level, the grape produces varietals that are smooth and easy to drink, and perfect with a huge range of dishes that just beg to be paired with a fresh white wine. There is an entire spectrum of Pinot Gris/Grigio, however, the best of them being...

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