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Tangled up in Gris
Written by Alice Feiring Wednesday, 12 October 2011 00:00
[Today's review is a repeat...but still available.]
Weingut Michlits 2009 “Graupert”
Pinot Gris, Burgenland, Austria
$18.99 at 67 Wine
Graupert means all tangled up, and that’s what these biodynamic vines are, untended for about 8 years, and the grapes have started to resemble found objects instead of normal bunches. Oh, and does the wine taste good? Yup. Fermented in stainless, then plunked into old barrels, this is a dry Grauburgunder (as Pinot Gris is called in Austria) and it’s a juicy, spicy pear knock-back.