Pinot Gris & Grigio

As there was a time when you couldn’t go to a restaurant without hearing 1. The Gypsy Kings, 2. James Blunt, 3. Adele (please delete or add as appropriate depending on your era), so no lunch table was complete without a bottle of Pinot Grigio. Perfect with light, lunchtime food and unlikely to interrupt your chat, Pinot Grigio’s fresh character and almost clear colour was stylish, Italian and just the ticket. However, this is only one version of the grape variety. In Alsace, Pinot Gris (previously called Tokay d’Alsace) is a more serious mouthful. The style is fuller and can have flavours of pear, apple and peach, floral and spicy notes and a kind of mineral texture and made into sweeter versions, it can deliver delicious rich, sherbetty, apple strudel-like flavours. All in all a versatile grape that gets around a bit; just like certain pop stars who shall not be named (see above).

If you like Pinot Gris/Grigio, you might also like … Grüner Veltliner, Torrontes, Alvarinho

Ogio Pinot Grigio 750ml

$16.43

Aromas of citrus and melon lead to perfectly balanced flavours of natural citrus rich fruit with hints of honeydew melon. Dry, soft and well balanced. Perfect on its own, or with seafood salad in a citrus dressing. Winemaker's Notes:...

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Villa Chiopris 2018 Pinot Grigio Friuli DOC 750ml

$24.26

This wine has a straw yellow colour. Its bouquet is floral with hints of lime; on the palate it is fresh, medium-bodied with a long finish. It can be aged for three to four years. Best served chilled (but not too cold). Screw-cap closure to maintain...

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Gabbiano 2017 Cavaliere D'Oro Pinot Grigio 750ml

$14.49

Delightful notes of fresh citrus, green apple, orange blossom, tropical fruit, and a floral hint. Vibrant and fresh with notes of green apple. Our Pinot Grigio pairs best with creamy mushroom pasta, roasted chicken, and mature cheeses. --Winemaker

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Blue Mountain 2018 Pinot Gris 750ml

$27.74

The 2015 Pinot Gris has a citrus, mandarin orange, blossom nose with rich, dense orange and lemon flavours across the palate with notes of citrus, apple and spice on the finish. The structure of the wine will allow it to age beautifully for 4-6 years...

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Rocca Ventosa 2017 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$18.17

From Cantino Tollo, awarded 'Best Wine Producer in Europe' by the MUNDUS VINI wine academy at their prestigious 'Great International Wine Awards' in 2010, is this authentic and fruity Italian Pinot Grigio, a fullbodied wine perfect to enjoy with fish...

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Pepperwood Grove 2017 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$14.69

This Italian-style Pinot Grigio has it all: light, fresh, with bright acidity. Perfect as a daily wine, this latest offering from Pepperwood Grove boasts a lively nose with aromas of quince, fig, and lemon zest. Bright flavours of green apple on the...

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Villa Marchesi 2017 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$15.56

This refreshing Pinot Grigio hails from Friuli, which is one of the best regions in Italy for growing this type of grape. Even though most of the wines are light in colour with the odd rosé, the grape itself is actually darkly-coloured...

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Adria Vini 2017 Garganega Pinot Grigio 750ml

$15.57

This blend is great alternative to the many pure Pinot Grigios out there and also a special wine in its own right. Garganega is a variety of white Italian wine grape widely grown in the Veneto region. It is generally richer than Pinot Grigio and forms...

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Sacchetto 2018 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$19.04

Winemaker's Notes:  Colour: Straw yellow with copper reflections. Aroma: Fine, delicate, with pleasant apricot and linden flower scents. Flavour: Full-bodied, intense and well-balanced, with typical mango hints. To be served with...

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Cirro 2016 Pinot Gris 750ml

$23.39

This week we're excited to bring you an utterly crisp and refreshing Marlborough Pinot Gris. Winemakers David Tyney and Richard Green use their best cool climate techniques to create this delicious summer sipper. Grapes were harvested in April 2016 and...

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Banfi 2017 La Rime Pinot Grigio 750ml

$17.30

Castello Banfi began in 1978 as two Italian-American brothers, John and Harry Mariani, set off on their journey to create a modern winery in Italy. The name Banfi is from Giovanni Mariani Sr's maternal aunt Teodolinda Banfi, who grew up alongside the man...

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Hester Creek 2018 Pinot Gris 750ml

$19.91

Made with fruit from our property and nearby Oliver vineyards, this Pinot Gris has bright and exuberant notes of ripe pear, apricot and apple greeting the nose. A refreshingly juicy, yet crisp palate follows of Asian pear and Ambrosia apple, with a...

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Nichol 2018 Pinot Gris 750ml

$25.13

This iconic orange-hued wine steals hearts every year; it's one I look forward to tasting, and then stocking up on. The idiosyncratic hue show's the grape's gris side, and is the result of 36 hours on the skins in open tops fermenters before pressing for...

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Mio Vino 2017 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$12.95

Mio Vino Pinot Grigio is from Provincia di Pavia, which is located in Lombardia, Italy. On the nose, slight floral aromas with hints of spice give way to a crisp and refreshing palate that is lightly honeyed and balanced by lemon citrus. Some residual...

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