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Sandbanks Estate Winery Pinot Grigio 2014
Sandbanks Estate Winery Pinot Grigio 2014

Prince Edward County, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2016

 

LCBO: 372219  Check Stock

Monkey Bay Pinot Grigio 2011
Monkey Bay Pinot Grigio 2011

Marlborough, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2011‐2014

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

 

LCBO: 93666  Check Stock

BC: 926022  Check Stock

Ruffino Lumina Pinot Grigio 2013
Ruffino Lumina Pinot Grigio 2013

Venezie I.G.T., Italy

Alcohol: 12%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2015

Splendid Salad Wine

 

LCBO: 589101  Check Stock

BC: 102764  Check Stock

SAQ: 12270471  293 in stock

ANBL: 813261  642 in stock

NSLC: 1017420

San Raffaele Monte Tabor Pinot Grigio 2012
San Raffaele Monte Tabor Pinot Grigio 2012

I.G.T., Delle Venezie, Veneto, Italy

Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2014

Outstanding Organic Wine

 

LCBO: 204768  Check Stock

Castello Di Gabbiano Promessa Pinot Grigio 2013
Castello Di Gabbiano Promessa Pinot Grigio 2013

Italy

Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2013‐2015

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

 

LCBO: 77990  9549 in stock

BC: 667915  Check Stock

SAQ: 11133141  193 in stock

ANBL: 813614  1701 in stock

NSLC: 1001653


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Pinot Grigio

Pinot Gris, called Pinot Grigio in Italy, is a white variant-clone of the red grape Pinot Noir. The Italian region of Friuli produces the best Pinot Grigio in a crisp, refreshing style. Other Italian regions produce it too but it can be over-cropped and taste insipid.

Benchmark Pinot Gris is best known from Alsace, France, where it’s known as Tokay d'Alsace (unrelated to Hungarian Tokay), and produces a full-bodied wine. In Oregon, vintners are shifting away from Chardonnay to produce a lively style of Pinot Gris.

Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio have delicate floral and citrus aromas such as lemon, lime, pear, melon and green apple. When oaked, they have notes of vanilla, almond, toast and smoke. Depending on how they’re made, they can be light- to medium-bodied with a tangy acidity or be more full-bodied with a rich, voluptuous texture.

They’re usually made in a bone-dry style, unoaked and unblended. The wine generally has a light straw color that may have a pink or salmon tinge. Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio make terrific aperitifs before a meal.

Pinot Gris, called Pinot Grigio in Italy, is a white variant-clone of the red grape Pinot Noir. The Italian region of Friuli produces the best Pinot Grigio in a crisp, refreshing style. Other Italian regions produce it too but it can be over-cropped and taste insipid.

Benchmark Pinot Gris is best known from Alsace, France, where it’s known as Tokay d'Alsace (unrelated to Hungarian Tokay), and produces a full-bodied wine. In Oregon, vintners are shifting away from Chardonnay to produce a lively style of Pinot Gris.

Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio have delicate floral and citrus aromas such as lemon, lime, pear, melon and green apple. When oaked, they have notes of vanilla, almond, toast and smoke. Depending on how they’re made, they can be light- to medium-bodied with a tangy acidity or be more full-bodied with a rich, voluptuous texture.

They’re usually made in a bone-dry style, unoaked and unblended. The wine generally has a light straw color that may have a pink or salmon tinge. Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio make terrific aperitifs before a meal.

Pair them with potato salad, liver paté, cheese, poultry, quiche, risotto with mushrooms, pizza, pork, shellfish, smoked fish, breaded veal cutlets.

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