Che tipo di vino è il Pinot grigio e a cosa si abbina

What kind of wine is Pinot Gris and what does it go with

Pinot Gris originates from Burgundy, a region located in central-eastern France, but is now considered an international grape variety. It has also spread to Italy, where cultivation has spread to Friuli - Venezia Giulia , Lombardy , Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige .

What kind of wine is Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris is a grape variety originating from a mutation of Pinot Noir . Its berry is gray in colour , i.e. its skin naturally has a coppery colour , however in most cases the wines are vinified in white.

On the nose, Pinot Gris is fruity , floral , mineral and herbaceous , with aromas of apple, pear, apple, pineapple and peach, plum, lemon, banana, lychee, apricot and grapefruit. On the palate it is dry , sapid , with good structure and softness , balanced by freshness (acidity).

What does Pinot Gris go with?

Pinot Gris must be oxygenated in a decanter or in a simple carafe half an hour before serving. It should be tasted at a service temperature of around 8-10°C, in sufficiently large glasses. Pinot Gris is a very versatile wine. It is excellent as an aperitif , but can also accompany fish -based dishes, white meats , appetizers and young cheeses, such as soft goat cheeses.

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