Description of Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris wine
From the Grape, which is called Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris Italy’s most popular white wine is produced. Pinot Grigio is a dry, light and early consumed white wine, typically with a pale yellow colour with some golden hues in it. The texture is very smooth with silk-like overnotes. To keep the wine fresh and ready it is kept in stainless steel tanks.
History of Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris wine
The wine comes from the northeast region of Veneto and Friuli, but in these days are more popular in the USA and Australia. Well know key producers of Pinot Grigio are Stella, Hogue, Stone Wolf, St. Michael-Eppan, Chehalem, Bethel Heights, Eyrie Vineyards. These grapes are harvested relatively early, which gives them naturally high acidity.
How tastes Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris wine?
Pinot Grigio has a flavour of melon, pear, citrus, some subtle notes of tropical fruits and honey and ageing can add vanilla aromas.
Pinot Grigio is served with seafood, light pastas and cheese snacks, but not with citrus fruits or tomato-based recipes, because it has acid itself. From Pinot Grigio some types of sparkling wines are made and it is often blended with other white grapes.