Pinot
Grigio

PINOT GRIGIO ALTO ADIGE D.O.C.

We pioneered the modern winemaking methods of Pinot Grigio, and are proud to be known as a benchmark of quality and innovation for the category. In 1960, our winemaker was inspired by traditional sparkling wine vinification techniques to ferment this wine without skin contact. Driven to capture the delicate fruit and floral notes in this wine, he realized that by moving away from the then-standard “Ramato” method, these precious aromas and flavors could be preserved as they were meant to be tasted.

Let the clean, dry, and versatile Pinot Grigio that inspired an entire generation of Italian white wines inspire your next picnic, dinner party, or spontaneous get-together.

Tasting
notes

With its straw yellow color, clean intense aroma, and dry golden apple taste, our signature Pinot Grigio is full of authentic, flavorful personality.

Pairing
notes

A clean, lovely aperitif to start any food occasion. It goes wonderfully with fresh cheeses, seafood, pasta, and rice dishes, as well as white meats and soufflés.

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THE DETAILS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

To create our signature varietal, we start with fully ripe Pinot Grigio grapes, harvested from our Alto Adige vineyard in the Italian Alps by hand to ensure that the clusters remain whole and retain their delicate aromas and flavors. The grapes are soft-crushed, then carefully fermented in temperature-controlled tanks. Several additional weeks of aging are then used to fully develop the flavor that made Pinot Grigio famous. Then it’s filtered, bottled and made ready for the most important stop on its journey: the gatherings and glasses of wine lovers like you.

GRAPES: Pinot Grigio

PRODUCTION ZONE: Alto Adige

ALTITUDE: 985 - 1475 ft. above sea level

ALCOHOL LEVEL: 12% vol.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 50 - 54 °F

RECOMMENDED GLASS: Medium-sized tulip-shaped, narrowing towards the rim

TYPE OF SOIL: Moderately loose and pebbly of morenic and fluvial origin

TRAINING SYSTEMS: Guyot

PLANT DENSITY: 1,620 - 2,025 per acre

HARVEST PERIOD: First half of September

AGING POTENTIAL: 1-2 years, meant to be enjoyed fresh

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