Kris Pinot Grigio 2005

Pinot Gris/Grigio from Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

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Item No. 87452
  • white wine
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Winemaker's Notes

Pale yellow in color with greenish reflections. The nose is reminiscent of acacia flowers and the delicate scent of almonds. Clean and refreshing on the palate with hints of linden and honey. Recommended with risotto dishes and grilled white meats.

Made from 100% Pinot Grigio
The first vintage was bottled in 1992, and 960,000 bottles are produced annually.

Production area: Montagna and Mulinat in Friuli - located 800-1,600 ft. above sea level, with South/Southwest exposure and a silt and clay soil composition

Vineyard characteristics: 330 acres planted in 1965/1985 with a density of 1,600-2,000 vines per acre. The vines are planted in the Pergola Trentina/Casarsa/Guyot method and yield 6.6 tons per acre.

The harvest was carried out in early September

Vinification & Aging

Type of Press: pneumatic
Method of extraction:
Length of Maceration: days
Fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 68-71 degrees for 8-12 days.
Malolactic fermentation is partially carried out
The wine is not refrigerated prior to bottling.
Filtered: Filtered
Fining: Fined 
Aging Container:
Type: stainless steel tanks 
The wine is aged for 3-6 months followed by an additional 3-4 months in bottle prior to release from the winery.

Analytical Data

Total Acidity: 6 gram(s) per liter
pH: 3.5
Dry Extract: 18 gram(s) per liter
Alcohol Content: 12.5 % alc. by volume
Residual Sugars: 1-3 gram(s) per liter

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jacap - Chino Hills, CA (read all my reviews)

I have to admit that we bought this wine solely because my husband's name is "Kris". Now we'll purchase it again and again! It's clean, fresh and delightful!
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All I really have to say is oh my god, Oh My God, OH MY GOD. I would highly recommend this white.
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Learn About Kris

Kris wines are a joint effort of winemaker Franz Haas and Winebow. Winebow founder and CEO Leonardo LoCascio first met Franz Haas on a visit to Italy in the late 1990s. Immediately impressed with Haas' mastery of winemaking analytics and his painstaking attention to detail in all aspects of vineyard management and winemaking, Winebow began importing Haas wines into the U.S....

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Learn About Friuli-Venezia Giulia

(free-oo-lee veh-netz-ee-ah gwee-yee-ah) The furthest east of the Tre-Venezie, Friuli-Venezia Giulia (usually just called Friuli) is celebrated for its zingy and zesty whites. Hugging the alps and the Austrian border, the climate here is cool and the vines are planted on the hillsides, allowing for more sun exposure. The cool temperatures of the region result in the lively...

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Learn About Pinot Gris/Grigio

Pinot Gris/Grigio(PEE-noh gree/GREE-jee-oh) While Pinot Grigio is in fact the same grape as Pinot Gris (just the Italian take on it), the differences of wine they create can be immense. Pinot Gris' most popular and successful region is Alsace, France, an area of the country that actually puts the name of the grape on the label. Pinot Grigio is the Italian version of the grape,...

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