Tranche Cellars

“It’s about being true and authentic to the classic styles of wines in the world.

Throughout our Estate Vineyards, we cultivate a diverse collection of some of the world’s most interesting grape varietals.”

Lauri Corliss

2016 Pinot Gris

A pure and fragrant nose showing intense aromas of fresh pineapple, kiwi and white peach beneath notes of chamomile, white flowers and dried straw. The wine is silky and seamless in texture with exotic fruit flavors of guava and lychee, lifted by a fresh saline minerality. Lightly toasted notes of honeycomb, crushed hazelnut and crème brûlée are underscored by a firm, driving acidity, drawing out the palate to a powerful and long-lasting finish.


Winemaker Notes

Our Pinot Gris grapes are sourced from Lawrence
Vineyard, a high elevation site at 1675ft on the Royal Slope
in the Columbia Valley AVA. These grapes produce
intensely aromatic wines that show fully developed flavors
while still maintaining a strong acid backbone. The clusters
were whole-bunch pressed into neutral French oak barrels
and concrete egg, and fermented with native yeast until dry.
Regular stirring of the lees helped to impart richness, depth
and persistence to the finished blend, balancing out the
high natural acidity of this unique site.


Appellation: Lawrence Vineyard – Columbia Valley
Production: 607 cases

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