Grapelive Daily Pick
By Kerry Winslow
2009 Morgan Pinot Gris “Ray Franscioni Vineyard” Monterey County.
This wine is a winner, and at the price even better still, Italy makes some great Pinot Grigio (Pinot Gris) and will always, but if you want a really good California white under $20, then you should try this one. The palate is full of green apple and citrus with hints of mineral spice and tropical fruits, with nice zesty acidity that keeps the fruit in check and make this wine a great summer quaffer! It may seem simple, but really you are not going to find a much better Pinot Gris out there, especially at this price. This wine is a favorite in Monterey bistro scene and it goes lovely with food and I hope to enjoy some this summer with picnics.
($16-18 Est.) 89-90 Points, grapelive