Full Review

Art Of Earth

Art Of Earth
2021 Pinot Grigio, Terre Siciliane IGP

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Regional Pinot Grigio

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: .205%
ICEA Certified Organic
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$15
Best Buy

Art Of Earth
2021 Pinot Grigio, Terre Siciliane IGP

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Regional Pinot Grigio

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: .205%
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of warm peach chutney, spiced spice and apricot cake, jasmine green tea, and yellow flowers with a satiny, bright, dry medium body and a tingling, distinctive, medium-length finish revealing notes of ripe dried apricot, melon, crushed white flowers, and cashew nougat with a suggestion of oak flavor. A distinctive, zippy, and complex Pinot Grigio with aromatics of spiced stone fruit that captures your attention, and far from another neutral and humdrum white wine.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Old World
Aroma Aroma: warm peach chutney, spiced spice and apricot cake, jasmine green tea, and yellow flowers
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of ripe dried apricot, melon, crushed white flowers, and cashew nougat
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years with food
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A distinctive, zippy, and complex Pinot Grigio with aromatics of spiced stone fruit that captures your attention, and far from another neutral and humdrum white wine.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
1221 Brickell Ave
Suite 770
Miami, FL 33181
USA
1 786-388-0660

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Regional Pinot Grigio

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
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.