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King Estate has always been known for producing excellent wines at sensible prices and its Acrobat line of wines follows in this tradition. With the 2008 vintage, there is an Acrobat Pinot Gris ($12) and Pinot Noir ($20). The Pinot Noir is sourced from multiple vineyards and aged 8 months in 17% French oak barrels. Production of Acrobat Pinot Noir is 4,500 cases.
The wine is available on the King Estate website.
2016 Acrobat Oregon Pinot Noir
13.5% alc., $19.99, screw cap. · Light ruby red color in the glass. Nicely perfumed with scents of strawberry, red cherry and sandalwood. Simple, yet satisfying, in a light weighted style offering an array of red fruits and a touch of oak in the background. Easygoing tannins make for gracious drinking. An elegant introduction to Oregon Pinot Noir. Score: 88. Reviewed November 17, 2018 ARTICLE »