Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris (they are the same grape) has become one of the world's favorite white wines over the last few years. This is probably due to its light, simple and refreshing character which makes it a special hot weather wine. In fact, the example from Italy tend to have this flavor profile. However, in other growing areas like Washington, California and in the Alsace region of France where it's called Pinot Gris, the wines produced can actually be quite complex and rich with honeyed flavors. Wherever they are from you should buy Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris wines at the Ultimate Wine Shop.
The 2012 Pinot Gris has floral aromatics of jasmine and honeysuckle that lead to aromas of white peach, nectarine and Meyer lemon. The wine fills the palate with soft, refreshing acidity followed by tropical and citrus flavors,... Read More