J. Hofstatter Alto Adige Pinot Grigio 2012

Pinot Gris/Grigio from Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

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Item No. 127254
  • W&S90
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

This elegant pinot grigio is bright yellow in color with copper reflexes and with a clear fruit aroma of pear, warm with light spice, firm on the palate, velvety and full-flavored with well integrated acidity. A very round and satisfying wine.

Critical Acclaim

"This silken pinot grigio has enough spiciness to bring gewürztraminer to mind. It’s just fat enough to glide along the palate, and light enough to feel weightless. The perfume of the grape skins lasts in the finish, providing an edge for pan-roasted sole."
90 Points

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Style: Light & Fruity
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Learn About J. Hofstatter

Our capital comprises family-owned vineyards on the hillsides in the warm South of South Tyrol Tramin and outlying areas on the western slopes of the Adige Valley where vineyards face south-east and enjoy the gentle morning sun, and Mazon on the eastern slopes which face south-west and bask in the powerful late afternoon sunlight. Large numbers of winegrowers have abandoned the...

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Learn About Trentino-Alto Adige

(tren-TEE-noe ahl-toe ah-DEE-jay) The area consists of the regions Trentino and Alto Adige, neighbors in Northeast Italy, and is part of the Tre-Venezie trifecta. The northernmost region of Italy is fairly hilly due its closeness to the the Alps, and many vines in Trentino are terraced along the hillsides for ideal sunlight benefits. Alto Adige, in turn, has more vines on...

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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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