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Montevina Pinot Grigio 2013

Pinot Gris/Grigio from Sierra Foothills, California
  • TP93
13.1% ABV
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13.1% ABV

Winemaker Notes

With aromas of ripe pears, summer peaches and lotus blossoms, this fashionable Pinot Grigio offers vibrant flavors of juicy Bartlett pears and citrus with subtle hints of nutmeg and spice, all with a crisp, refreshing finish.

Critical Acclaim

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An airy, transparent white-gold hue turns to a breeze of sweet white melon on the nose and more than a whisper on the palate. Cut-glass acidity is modern and entertains vibrant, mouth-filling peaches and stay-with-you wet stones. A lemon-tart juiciness almost makes you pucker, but the white summer pears rescue that sensation with a honeyed finish.
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Montevina Winery

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Montevina Winery, Sierra Foothills, California
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In the 1850's, Italian immigrants flocked to California's Sierra Nevada to prospect for gold. After the mines ran dry, many of these wine-loving fortune seekers became grape growers and vintners. In 1990, Montevina, the Sierra's flagship winery, began cultivating classic Italian grape varieties along with its hearalded Zinfandel in its 260-acre, organically farmed Amador County estate vineyards.

Sierra Foothills

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Originally a source of oenological sustenance for gold-seeking miners of the mid-1800s, the Sierra Foothills was the first region in California to produce wines from European grape varieties. Located between Sacramento and the Nevada border, this area’s immigrant settlers chose to forgo growing the then-ubiquitous Mission grape and instead brought with them superior vines from the Old World to plant alongside mining camps.

Zinfandel has been the most important variety of this region since its inception, taking on a spicy character with brambly fruit and firm structure. Amador and El Dorado counties, benefiting from the presence of volcanic and granite soils, are home to the best examples. Bold, robust Rhône Blends and Barbera are also important regional specialties.

Pinot Gris/Grigio

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One grape variety with two very distinct personas, Pinot Gris in France is rich, round, and aromatic, while Pinot Grigio in Italy is simple, crisp, and refreshing. In Italy, Pinot Grigio is grown in the mountainous regions of Trentino, Friuli, and Alto Adige in the northeast. In France it reaches its apex in Alsace. Pinots both “Gris” and “Grigio” are produced successfully in Oregon's Willamette Valley as well as parts of California, and are widely planted throughout central and eastern Europe.

In the Glass

Pinot Gris is naturally low in acidity, so full ripeness is necessary to achieve and showcase its signature flavors and aromas of stone fruit, citrus, honeysuckle, pear, and almond skin. Alsatian styles are aromatic, richly textured and often relatively high in alcohol. As Pinot Grigio in Italy, the style is much more subdued, light, simple, and easy to drink.

Perfect Pairings

Alsace is renowned for its potent food–pork, foie gras, and charcuterie. With its viscous nature, Pinot Gris fits in harmoniously with these heavy hitters. Pinot Grigio, on the other hand, with its lean, crisp, citrusy freshness, works better with simple salads, a wide range of seafood, and subtle chicken dishes.

Sommelier Secret

Outside of France and Italy, the decision by the producer whether to label as “Gris” or “Grigio” serves as a strong indicator as to the style of wine in the bottle—the former will typically be a richer, more serious rendition while the latter will be bright, fresh, and fun.

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