A New Venture from Elk Cove: Pike Road

2015 Pike Road Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon

Pike Road is a new venture from Elk Cove, the eponymous Willamette Valley winery run by Adam Campbell. The wine is a good representation of the great value Oregon Pinot Gris can be.

Peachy citrus aromas hold your attention while the well-integrated acidity acid cleanses your palate with rounded flavors of Meyer lemon and green apple. 8,000 case production.

Rating: Very Good (87) | $15 | 13.5 % ABV

Pike Road Pinot Gris


About the Author:

Marc has held almost every position in the food & wine industry and is committed to Celebrating Hospitality with Pride. In addition to being the co-founder and editor-at-large for Enobytes, Marc is a wine blogger contributor to OregonLive.com (Wine Bytes) and writes the Wine Knowledge column in the print magazine About Face. The Contra Costa County Times, San Jose Mercury News, Tacoma Times Tribune and Washington Post have either interviewed or quoted Marc on his viniferous and culinary opinions. Marc has also appeared on Portland's "Vine Time" on News Radio 750 KXL and on California's Central Coast "From the Growing of the Grape to the Glass" on KUHL-AM 1410. He is also the author of A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine: Mastodons to Molecular Gastronomy. While continuing to tenaciously search for what he may finally proclaim as his favorite wine Marc is relentless in his quest for the ultimate food and wine experience.

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