About Pinot Grigio White Wine

About Pinot Grigio White Wine
Pinot Grigio – aka Pinot Gris – has become one of Italy’s most popular white wines in America. Popular to the point of Indian, Greek and even Spanish restaurants offering at least one version on their wine list.

Top Picks for Pinot Grigio

Barone Montalto 2017  Pinot Grigio
93 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas of lemon zest, chervil, orange blossom, and honey with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-length acacia and fresh pear finish with no oak flavor. A rich and layered pinot grigio with charming white floral notes and vibrant acidity.
93 points $9.99 Best Buy
Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Shades of Gris Pinot Grigio
91 points
$22
Emerald straw color. Aromas of lemongrass, white flowers, yuzu, and melon with a lively, dry light-to-medium body and a medium-length lemon curd, key lime, and honeysuckle finish. A heady pinot grigio that delivers heaps of exotic flavor.
Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Shades of Gris Pinot Grigio
91 points
$18
Best Buy
Pale steely amber color. Elegant aromas of ripe kiwi and honeydew, lime cordial, baby’s breath, spearmint, and fresh linens with a round, vibrant, fruity medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-long grapefruit, citrus zests, and heather honey finish with soft tannins and no oak flavor. A super-fresh, pure and elegant expression of Pinot Grigio with delicate minerality.
Awards: '2018 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 10 White Wine $20 and Under' Best Value Australian Pinot Grigio
91 points $18 Best Buy
Milbrandt Vineyards 2018 Family Grown Pinot Grigio
90 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Aromas of white grapefruit and flint with a silky, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long grapefruit zest, white peach, quartz, jasmine, and almond finish with no oak flavor. A vibrant, lengthy, serious Pinot Grigio.
90 points $12.99 Best Buy
Zonte’s Footstep 2018 Shades of Gris Pinot Grigio
90 points
$20
Brilliant straw color. Aromas of dried peach, sandalwood, cantaloupe, and lemon blossom with a silky, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, appealing, medium-length bitter lemon, curacao oranges, and papaya finish. A dry and serious pinot grigio from adelaide hills.
Chalkboard 2016  Pinot Grigio
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Aromas and flavors of white blossoms, nectarine, and butter baked apple with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish with suggestions of melon, orange cream, and almond nougat. A pretty and precisely balanced pinot grigio pleaser.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Jacuzzi 2017  Pinot Grigio
89 points
$21
Light gold color. Aromas of marzipan and flint with a silky, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and an even, engaging, medium-length melon, honeycomb on toast, nectarine, and Meyer lemon finish. An interesting, mineral-forward white wine that will make a distinctive pairings.
Pizzolato 2018  Pinot Grigio
89 points
$11.99
Best Buy
Yellow color. Citrusy aromas of citron sorbet, sweet almond, and candied oranges with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, breezy pears and Turkish delight finish with no oak flavor. A juicy, fresh and silky pinot grigio that will be fantastic with shellfish.
89 points $11.99 Best Buy
Essenza di Vita 2017  Pinot Grigio
89 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of pear chutney, capers, and fuji apple with a satiny, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish with overtones of cantaloupe and almond with no oak flavor. A classic Italian pinot grigio with a refreshing salinity.
89 points $7.99 Best Buy
Cedar Mountain 2017 Del Arroyo Vineyard Pinot Grigio
89 points
$18
White peach color. Aromas of baked nectarine, butter, dried lemon peels, and grapefruit custard with a silky, bright, dryish light body and a smooth, medium-length lime zest, lime leaf, wool, and pink peppercorns finish with no oak flavor. An elegant pinot grigio with great sense of purity.