Hiyu Columbia Gorge Pinot Gris Spring Ephemeral Smockshop Band 2022
Nate Ready’s wines have a kind of wildly unrestrained Old World Charm, for all that they’re grown in a regenerative, biodynamic paradise in Hood River, Oregon. This Pinot Gris channels the body and fruit of Alsatian Pinot Gris, the classicism and minerality of white Burgundy, and the texture and aromatics of skin contact whites from Northeastern Italy.
Pulled in three directions, but firmly on its own path. It’s a beautiful, polished skin-contact white that will conjure visions of snow-capped Mount Hood and the serpentine Columbia River with every sip.