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La Maschera Pinot Grigio 2020

Special Price $20.00 Regular Price $23.00
Another excellent, crisp and dry Grigio from La Maschera, with a little nod towards the Gris style by way of a textural component. Varietal hallmarks of pear and spice are present on both the nose and palate. Good length and depth of flavour.
La Maschera Pinot Grigio
Wine Specs
Variety
Pinot Grigio
Region
Wrattonbully and Limestone Coast
Vintage
2020
Winery
Yalumba
Winemaker
Heather Fraser
Body
Light
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2025
Alcohol %
13.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
Yes
‘La Maschera’ translates in English to ‘The Mask’ and as we know, masks are a traditional part of the Carnival of Venice celebrations held each year in Veneto in the north-east region of Italy, which is the home of the Pinot Grigio grape.
Pinot Gris

Variety

Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris is a white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. Thought to be a mu ...
Pinot Gris is a white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. Thought to be a mutant clone of the Pinot Noir grape, it normally has a grayish-blue fruit, accounting for its name ("gris" meaning "grey" in French) but the grape can have a brownish pink to black and even white appearance. The word "Pinot", which means "pinecone" in French, could have been given to it because the grapes grow in small pinecone-shaped clusters. The wines produced from this grape also vary in colour from a deep golden yellow to copper and even a light shade of pink, and it is one of the more popular grapes for orange wine. The clone of Pinot Gris grown in Italy is ... Read Full Article
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Pinot Gris
Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris is a white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. Thought to be a mutant clone of the Pinot Noir grape, it normally has a grayish-blue fruit, accounting for its name ("gris" meaning "grey" in French) but the grape can have a brownish pink to black and even white appearance. The word "Pinot", which means "pinecone" in French, could have been given to it because the grapes grow in small pinecone-shaped clusters.

The wines produced from this grape also vary in colour from a deep golden yellow to copper and even a light shade of pink, and it is one of the more popular grapes for orange wine.

The clone of Pinot Gris grown in Italy is known as Pinot Grigio.

In Australia

Pinot Gris was first introduced into Australia in 1832 in the collection of grapes brought by James Busby. In Victoria, wines from the grape are labeled both Pinot Gris and Pinot

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