Pinot Grigio is one of Italy’s most prominent and also most noble white wines. In the subalpine climate of Alto Adige, the Pinot Grigio can develop its smoky aroma, powerful structure and its typical character and charm.
Grape variety: Pinot Grigio (Pinot Gris in French, also known as Ruländer or Grauburgunder)
Cultivating area: Bolzano and Renon; warm alluvium and gravel
Harvest date: Early to mid-September
Vinification: Gentle pressing and fermentation in stainless steel; maturation in stainless steel keeps the fresh and crisp.
Color: Brilliant straw yellow with golden hints
Aroma: Fruity with pears and apples, whiff of honey and nuts
Flavor: Full, mellow and elegant
Residual sugar: 4,5 g/l
Serving temperature: 10 - 12 °C
Food pairing: Pair with baked mushrooms, strong fish dishes, cooked seafood or South Tyrolean specialties, such as Schlutzkrapfen