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2018 Regional Selections Friuli Grave DOC Pinot Grigio

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$155.94 6 x 750ml bottle
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SKU: HP18-DEPTGRIG6

  • WINE STYLE
    WINE STYLE
    Crisp & Refreshing, Light-bodied, White
  • FOOD PAIRING
    FOOD PAIRING
    Seafood, pasta, vegetarian cuisines
  • HIGHLIGHTS
    HIGHLIGHTS
    A perfect summer wine
WHY WE LOVE THIS WINE
A Perfect Summer Wine
 
ITALIAN STYLE PINOT GRIGIO
The Italian style of Pinot Grigio is to pick early, while the grapes have high natural acidity, and produce wines that match well with food.

A NOTE FROM THE WINEMAKERS

“Immediately recognisable for its floral aromas and delicate fruit flavours, it is easy to see why Pinot Grigio has captivated wine drinkers around the world.”

SERVING TEMPERATURE | 11 - 13°

CELLAR POTENTIAL | Up to 3 years

TASTING NOTES

This fresh and food-friendly Pinot Grigio is fragrant of pear and white flowers. It has delicate fruit flavours with mineral notes and a mouth-watering crisp finish.

 

SEASON

The winter of 2017-18 was a very mild one; some say it began and ended in a few weeks of February. Bud burst was early, then warm, dry weather during flowering encouraged good fruit set. A merciful lack of frost in late spring and low disease pressure due to continuing warm, dry weather had vignerons smiling with relief after the difficult 2017 vintage. All was well and the season was tracking ahead of averages when hail storms hit in early July. The rest of the season was warm, climaxing in an early harvest of good quality fruit with great depth of flavour. 

WINEMAKING

With this wine we aim for preserving fresh fruit flavours and lively natural acidity. The juice was fermented in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks and matured briefly in tank before bottling. It is best enjoyed fresh and is ready to drink now.

 
THE REGION

THE REGION

Friuli / Veneto

The wine producing areas of Friuli and Veneto are the powerhouse of Italian wine production. The distinctive red wines of Valpolicella have a loyal following, but it is the international thirst for its Prosecco sparkling and Pinot Grigio wines that has driven huge growth in recent times.

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THE TIER

THE TIER

Regional Selection

EVERYDAY DRINKING • GIFTING

A collection of classic varieties grown in the earth that suits them best. Each wine is a reflection of their region.

The labels feature an abstract hand-print illustration designed to evoke the distinct personality of the country from which the wine originates.

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THE STORY BEHIND THE LABEL

THE STORY BEHIND THE LABEL

The Artwork

Italy Hand

This hand is inspired by the vibrant culture and rich history of Italy. Their lavish Venetian masquerade masks speak of the fine craftsmanship applied to not only art but food and wine too.

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