Mario Batali Pinot Grigio 2009

Tasting Date: 10/3/2012

Varietal: Pinot Grigio

Country: Collio, Italy

Tasting Date Price: $13.99

Rating:

Alcohol Content: 13.0%

Vineyard Website: click here

Visual Aspect: Rich color with copper hue

Nose: Floral nose with lively acidity

Palate: Pears and apricots with silky finish

Food Pairing: Grilled chicken or fish

Winery Notes:

Collio is located in Friuli Venezia Giulia and is considered to be on of the finest white wine regions of Italy. Collio is a small, crescent-shaped area of land blessed with southern exposure, hilly terrain and rocky soil composed of a combination of sandstone and limestone. The warm Adriatic summer days and cool Alpine evening air help create a white wine with lively acidity and memorable flavor.

Mario Batali Selection Pinot Grigio has a rich color with a copper hue and a wonderful floral nose. On the palate, one can sense the fresh pears and apricots with a silky finish. This is a benchmark for Pinot Grigio and a perfect example of what has made this

 

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