Pinot Grigio, Borghi Ad Est
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Pinot Grigio, Borghi Ad Est - 2021

Item # 45599 750mL

This Friulian white comes from an estate whose sole mission is to produce exceptional Pinot Grigio with character. Friuli produces many of Italy's finest white wines, and the climactic conditions and soil here make an oftentimes pedestrian variety in a fleshed-out form. Pair this savory, medium-bodied dry white with anchovy-stuffed green olives and salty aged cheeses.

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Borghi Ad Est focuses on the production of Pinot Grigio. Friuli is now synonymous with high-quality wine . This wine is savory and delicate. The vineyards benefit from the vicinity of the sea and the sea's breeze refreshing the air in the summer. In winter, the Julian Alps protect them from the harsh winter. The perfect southern sunny exposure helps to create the right ripeness in the grapes. The result is a wine with aromas of tropical fruit and flavors of lemon and passion fruit. The minerality is well balanced with the acidity. A long finish completes the experience. This Pinot Grigio is excellent and affordable at the same time!



Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Famous for its fascinating and unusual white wines, this region is home to many avant-garde winemakers (such as Gravner and Vie di Romans) who have expanded their repertoire of winemaking styles to include both the most modern, stainless-steel and barrique-influenced wines, to über-traditional wines with long maceration periods, fermented in clay amphorae. The grape that benefits most from the latter of these unusual and ancient techniques is the white varietal, Ribola Gialla, which yields...

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Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio is an Italian synonym for the French Pinot Gris variety, but many more people have had Pinot Grigio than a Pinot Gris. At its most basic level, the grape produces varietals that are smooth and easy to drink, and perfect with a huge range of dishes that just beg to be paired with a fresh white wine. There is an entire spectrum of Pinot Gris/Grigio, however, the best of them being subtly aromatic and deeply colored, with formidable structures. Most of Italy's Pinot Grigio is grown in...

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