Pinot Grigio (Pinot Gris) or Grauburgunder is a white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. Pinot Gris is grown around the globe with the “spicy” full-bodied Alsatian and lighter-bodied, more acidic Italian styles being most widely recognized.
Pinot Gris Characteristics
Body: light-medium body
Acidity: medium-high acidity
Medium-bodied Pinot Gris are delicious sipped solo or enjoyed with seared or grilled fish and simple oven-roasted chicken. Full-bodied complex Pinot Gris can be paired with meaty fish, cream sauces, rich veal, chicken, or pork dishes, foie gras, and even lamb.