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

Villa Chiopris 2016 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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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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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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Poplar Grove 2017 Pinot Gris 750ml

$22.52

Tasting NotesBrilliant lemon in colour, the Pinot Gris expresses luscious aromas of honey suckle, orange blossom and stone fruits. Flavours of nectarine and apricot carry through on the first sip, while tropical essences of pineapple, guava and citrus...

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Gabbiano 2015 Promessa Pinot Grigio 750ml

$14.49

Castello Gabbiano is a producer with over 300 years of winemaking history located right in the heart of Chianti Classico. The grapes for Gabbiano Promessa consist of 92% Pinot Grigio with a splash of Chardonnay for added richness. The grapes were treated...

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Domaine Mure 2014 Signature Pinot Gris 750ml

$21.65

Ripe, yellow pear, stone and earth are united by a zesty grapefruit perfume. The streak of purity at the center of this is invigorating, with an enlivening backbone of tinkling acidity. This bottling does justice to a difficult vintage—and is all...

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Blue Mountain 2017 Pinot Gris 750ml

$24.99

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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Adria Vini 2015 Garganega Pinot Grigio 750ml

$14.70

This blend is great alternative to the many pure Pinot Grigios out there and also a characterful 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...

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Sacchetto 2016 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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Caposaldo 2016 Pinot Grigio 750ml

$18.17

The Pinot Grigio in this wine comes from hillside vineyards located in northern Italy's Veneto region. Grapes are hand-picked and aged in stainless steel in order to maximize freshness. The result is a dry, crisp, and vibrant wine with aromas of white...

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Sacchetto 2012 Nero Delle Venezie 750ml

$19.91

This wine shows a lovely raspberry character overlaid with notes of mint and mocha. In the mouth, it is exotic with notes of spice and herbs over red currant fruit, light tannins and a gentle finish.

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Daydreamer 2017 Pinot Gris 750ml

$30.34

Daydreamer is a small family run winery based on the beautiful Naramata Bench in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada.It is the brainchild of Rachel and Marcus Ansems MW who have both been involved in the wine industry for over 15 years...

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