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Pinot Gris

This is the full-bodied, aromatic one in the bunch. Pinot Gris is a mutation of Pinot Noir so it is a darker, richer grape. The wines can look grayish (hence ‘Gris’), pinkish, or even orange; it all depends on the winemaker. Germany is the third largest producer of Pinot Gris in the world. Plantings more than doubled between 2000 and 2017, as demand continues to rise. Pinot Gris is genetically related to Italy's Pinot Grigio – but you can expect something completely different from the German interpretation. Yields are tightly controlled, and the winemaking is executed with great care. Growing demand for German Pinot Gris has inThe bottle featured in our tasting explodes aromatically. Acidity is high. Tangerine pear, green apple and spice cascade across the palate. Pair this with charcuterie and cheese boards or traditional fish dishes.

Featured bottle:

Weinreich Basisweiss Pinot Gris 2017, Rheinhessen

Experience it as one of the four in this pack.

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