GRAPE VARIETY: Pinot Grigio (Pinot Gris)
VINEYARD LOCATION: Cortaccia
CHARACTERISTICS: A fresh white wine, rich in extract
COLOR: Bright yellow to yellow
RECOMMENDED PAIRINGS: With mushrooms, poached fish, shellfish, fish soups ; also drunk as an aperitif.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-11° C. (50-52° F.)
ABOUT THE WINE: Pinot Grigio (known as Ruländer or Grauburgunder in German) has been at home in Alto Adige since the nineteenth century. The first "Pinot Gris" was introduced Burgundy by Archduke Johann of Austria in 1852. In lower areas around Kurtatsch, the Pinot Grigio develops a mild acidity, while the high alcohol and extract content contribute to strength and flavor. The Pinot Grigio gets fine mineral-rich spice that sometimes takes on a fiery varietal perfume of gooseberries, linden flowers, and acacia blossoms the lime-rich soils of the fantastically steep slopes of Kurtatsch-Penon. The blending of mountain and valley grapes creates an extraordinary Pinot Grigio, with the total class an d creamy suppleness of the south and the seriousness on the palate of the north.
Allergic-Info: This wine can contain sulfites
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