Fresh and creamy with racy acidity and a dense, mineral-laced finish.
Sokol Blosser Pinot Gris Oregon 2001 ($15)
Juicy, zesty, and charming with length and balance.
Domaines Schlumberger Riesling Grand Cru Saering Alsace 1999 ($22)
Crisp, elegant flavors with citrusy acidity from a grand cru vineyard.
Chalone Estate Pinot Blanc Chalone 2001 ($22)
This California offering has lush ripe fruit and a racy acid structure.
MacMurray Ranch Pinot Gris Russian River Valley 2002 ($23)
Creamy vanilla and zippy fruit lead to a long, lively finish.
Trimbach Gewürztraminer Cuvée des Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre Alsace 1998 ($30)
Classic rose petal notes and smooth, creamy texture; long, complex, and layered.
Domaine Marcel Deiss Pinot Gris Beblenheim Alsace 2001 ($38)
Lush, sweet Pinot Gris with gorgeous fruit and a streak of pure acidity.
Jackson-Triggs Gewürztraminer Icewine Proprietor’s Grand Reserve Niagara Peninsula 2001 ($50)
An intensely sweet Canadian dessert wine balanced by firm acidity and charming apricot and pineapple flavors.
Domaine Zind-Humbrecht Gewürztraminer Hengst Alsace 2001 ($83)
Luscious, extracted, and long, with roses, spice, and soft sweetness; highly elegant and subtle.