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Pizzolato

Pizzolato
2018 Pinot Grigio, Venezia DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Regional Pinot Grigio

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: .2%
Organically Grown Grapes, Vegan
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$11.99
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Pizzolato
2018 Pinot Grigio, Venezia DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Regional Pinot Grigio

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: .2%
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.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: citron sorbet, sweet almond, and candied oranges
Taste Flavor: pears and Turkish delight
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Seared Scallops, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy, fresh and silky pinot grigio that will be fantastic with shellfish.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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Regional Pinot Grigio

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As Pinot Grigio has become such a sales phenomenon, producers in many regions if Italy have begun to produce this wine. The most famous examples are from cool regions in the north, such as Alto Adige and Friuli. Examples from here have very good acidity and more pronounced aromatics of ripe apple, pear and yellow flowers.

Examples from other slightly warmer regions such as Tuscany and Umbria are pleasant wines, yet display only modest perfumes and are often rather light and one-dimensional. It is definitely in one's favor to seek out Pinot Grigio from the cooler regions from Italy's north.

Enjoy these wines from two to three years of age' do not age them any longer, except in rare instances. These are best paired with lighter seafood, risotto and salads.