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
Giacondi 2016  Pinot Grigio
92 points
$8.99
Best Buy
Clear emerald straw color. Fruity aromas of lime cordial, orange candies, crushed pineapple, and dried thyme with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long wet stone, coriander, ripe apricot, and kumquat finish with no oak flavor. A lengthy and sophisticated Pinot Grigio that will be an excellent companion to fish.
92 points $8.99 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
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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
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
Essenza di Vita 2017  Pinot Grigio
89 points
$7.99
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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.
Wallaroo Trail NV Bin 919 Pinot Grigio
89 points
$6.49
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of ripe nectarine, grape leaves, lemongrass, grilled fennel, and white flowers with a silky, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish displaying nuances of riverbed with no oak flavor. Great minerality and nuanced aromas lend this wine to gourmet seafood.
Awards: '2018 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 10 White Wine $8 and Under'
89 points $6.49 Best Buy
SEAGLASS 2017  Pinot Grigio
89 points
$11.99
Best Buy
Pale straw green color. Aromas and flavors of white lily, cherry blossom, underripe peach, lime curd, and white pepper with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, charming, medium-length finish with accents of pear and guava. A velvety Pinot Grigio with succulent fruit and craveable texture.
Awards: '2018 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 10 White Wine $15 and Under'
89 points $11.99 Best Buy