Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio

Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio

A first class grape variety grown in Alsace, where it is known as Tokay Pinot Gris, and in Italy, where it is called Pinot Grigio. In Alsace it is best suited to the deep, clay rich soils found in the north of the region where it produces richly honeyed, dry whites as well as superb sweet late harvest wines. At its best it combines the heady perfume and rich aroma of Gewürztraminer with the acidity one associates with Riesling. It ages very well, developing rich buttery characteristics.

In Northern Italy Pinot Grigio produces many thin undistinguished dry whites. However it comes into its own in Friuli-Venezia and the Alto Adige, where leading producers such as Alvaro Pecorari of Lis Neris produce marvellously rounded, elegant, and mineral laden examples. Pinot Gris is now grown with notable success in Oregon in the USA and in New Zealand.

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2016 Au Bon Climat, Hildegard, Santa Maria Valley, California, USA
White
2016
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2012 Pinot Gris, Clos Jebsal, Vendange Tardive, Domaine Zind-Humbrecht
White
2012
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Luscious
15.0% Alcohol
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2017 Au Bon Climat, Hildegard, Santa Maria Valley, California, USA
White
2017
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2006 Pinot Gris, Clos Windsbuhl, Domaine Zind Humbrecht
White
2006
Ready, but will keep
Full Bodied
Medium Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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