Attems Pinot Grigio 2008

Pinot Gris/Grigio from Italy

Price: $19.99
Item No. 98681
  • WS91
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

#51 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2010

The color is an intense straw yellow. The bouquet reveals rich aromas of tropical fruit such as pineapple, honey, and white flowers. On the palate the wine is elegant and crisp and all components are in perfect balance.

Serve with roasted light meats, including lamb, grilled main courses and stuffed meat recipes.

Critical Acclaim

"Pineapple pie, with vanilla cream and honey on the nose. Full body, with a very ripe, almost decadent tropical fruit character. Lots of rich fruit. Drink now."
91 Points

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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
Just the way I like my summer wines. This is a wonderful wine to serve at an outdoor gathering. Very smooth. Priced right.
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Rating:
(9/26/2010)
Just as good as last years' which made the top 100. Great wine for the summer.
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Learn About Attems Map ItMap It

The world-famous Attems wines are grown in Italy's renowned Collio DOC in the northeastern part of the country, bordered by the Alps to the north and the Adriatic Sea to the south. This geography creates a temperate microclimate, and the region's marl and sandstone soils make it perfect for Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as for the native Ribolla Gialla and Tocai...

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Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria Lombardy Home of the fashion capital of Milan, Lombardy is not quite Italy's capital of wine. It is, however, home to a few wines worth noting. Most vineyards are far north, far south or far east. First, in the south, the sparkling wine Franciacorta - this sparkling wine is made in the methode champagnoise and the better wineries produce...

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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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