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Art of Earth

Art of Earth
2016 Pinot Grigio, Terre Siciliane IGP

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Pinot Grigio

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12.5%
ICEA Certified Organic
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$9.99
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Art of Earth
2016 Pinot Grigio, Terre Siciliane IGP

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Pinot Grigio

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12.5%
Pale yellow straw color. Clean aromas of warm peaches, dusty grape skins, candied pineapple, and Sicilian nougat with a round, soft, fruity medium body and a stimulating, long tropical fruit glaze and passion fruit custard finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak. A delicious and pure Pinot Grigio fit for long dinners.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Quaffable & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: warm peaches, dusty grape skins, candied pineapple, and Sicilian nougat
Taste Flavor: tropical fruit glaze and passion fruit custard
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Linguini with White Clam Sauce, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delicious and pure Pinot Grigio fit for long dinners.
The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
104 Crandon Blvd, Suite 402
Key Biscayne, FL 33419
USA
1 305-365-0101
Pinot Grigio
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Serve in a White Wine Glass
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.

Truth be told, while Pinot Grigio in Italy can be an excellent wine – though hardly great – the typical version has little to offer save for some faint aromas of apple, pear and dried flowers. As Pinot Grigio has become a commodity, there are now hundreds, perhaps thousands of producers across Italy (and even some in America) that produce a simple, uncomplicated version that has little complexity or weight on the palate- the ultimate summer sipper.

However, producers in cool climates such as Friuli, Alto Adige and Valle d’Aosta (where it is usually referred to as Pinot Gris) do make excellent version, generally from high elevation vineyards that have twenty or more years of age. These wines have plenty of spice as well as richness and offer impressive complexity. Pair these finer examples with vegetable or seafood risotto, lighter poultry or pork medallions.
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