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The Pinot Grigio grape, a genetic color mutation of the Pinot Noir variety from France’s Burgundy region, gets its name from the Italian word “grigio”, which means grey. This is due to the fact that the grape’s skin color ranges from bluish gray to raspberry-pink. As Napoleon’s armies marched across the European continent, they brought grapes with them. It was during this time that the Pinot Grigio vine took root in Northeastern Italy and it’s only here in these cooler climates that it truly achieves its finest expression, lending it a characteristic personality and especially fragrant, perfumed bouquet.
APPELATION: IGT delle Venezie
VINIFICATION: The grapes were carefully destemmed and then soft crushed. The must obtained after the crushing was then allowed to settle. This clarified must was then fermented in stainless steel tanks where the fresh, varietal characteristics of the grape are allowed to exalt themselves. The wine was matured for approx 6 months. In early spring, the wine was bottled and aged for 2 months.

COLOR: Brilliant yellow with golden highlights.

AROMA: The freshness is the first thing that strikes you. Broad and complex. Clean and crisp fruit ranging from tropical to yellow apple. Spiciness comes out in a delicate orange peel. Delicate floral notes.

PALATE: Structured, intense, full-bodied with citrusy acidity and fruity and persistent finish. Dry.