Clear Creek Grappa Pinot Grigio (Pinot Gris) 375ml

SKU #1030123

An intense and earthy grappa from Steve McCarthy's Clear Creek Distillery in Oregon. Because winemakers really press the juice out of the pinot gris, this was an incredibly difficult grappa to make. The pomace was exceptionally dry, making it difficult to ferment. The distillation process extracted very little grappa, resulting in a robust liquor that opens up beautifully in the glass and finishes surprisingly clean.

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Price: $26.99

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Varietal:

Grappa

Country:

United States

- When people consider domestic wine, they normally think about the state of California. The fine viticultural Region within California, including the Napa Valley, Sonoma, Santa Cruz Mountains, Mendocino and Santa Barbara, are capable of growing grapes of world-class quality. But there's plenty of fabulous wine coming from other states, too. Oregon, Washington and New York are also causing eyebrows (and glassware) to be raised around the world. Click for a list of bestselling items from the United States.
Sub-Region:

Oregon

- Highly touted for its Pinot Noirs, Oregon is part of the up-and-coming winemaking industry in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Most of Oregon is directly affected by the climate coming off of the Pacific Ocean, giving it mild winters and wet summers. This makes it a difficult place to ripen grapes, but some say that the harder grapes have to struggle, the more complex they will turn out to be. Chardonnay and Pinot Gris are two important and successful grapes grown in Oregon.
Alcohol Content (%): 40