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Cliffhanger Pinot Grigio 2017 Wine Review

Cliffhanger Pinot Grigio 2017

Cliffhanger Pinot Grigio 2017

Alto Adige, Trentino D.O.C., Italy

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2019-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Cliffhanger

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

From Northern Italy's Trentino wine region, the Pinot Grigio grapes for Mezzacorona's Cliffhanger white are grown on steep slopes of sedimentary calcium magnesium carbonate, better known as dolomite, soils giving this light-bodied, lean and dry Pinot Grigio herbed and fresh crunchy apple and pear flavours finishing with vibrant, mouth-watering acidity. Chill and enjoy now with all its freshness. Pair with Spaghetti alle Vongole.

Pinot Grigio food pairings: pan-fried panfish, seafood Alfredo, green salads.

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This Cliffhanger Pinot Grigio 2017 was reviewed on March 14, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Produced by Mezzacorona, Cliffhanger 2017 is a Pinot Grigio from the Alto Adige, Trentino wine region. Excellent value on this easy-to-drink and zesty white. The Pinot Grigio vines are planted on steeply sloped hillsides outside of Trentino and the wine is bone-dry, lightly-herbed, crunchy and lean. Pair with grilled pork chops. - Community Wine Reviews

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