Pinot Gris (aka Pinot Grigio) is a pinkish grape mutation of Pinot Noir. It's famously known for zesty white wines, but can also be used for rosé. Look to Northern Italy, Oregon, and Alsace for benchmark examples.
- Medium-Light Body
- Low/None Tannin
- Medium-High Acidity
- 11.5–13.5% ABV
Pinot Gris works excellently with white meats and seafood particularly in meals that include a fruit element such as lemons, oranges, peaches or apricots.
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