Pinot Gris, Clos des Rochers
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Pinot Gris, Clos des Rochers - 2018

Item # 20390 750mL

This Luxemburgian Pinot Gris has a weighty mouth feel accompanied by intense white peach and ripe stone fruit notes. Clay and chalk interplay on the finish adding depth and complexity.

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The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is not a place that springs to mind when considering fine wine options, but I'm telling you it should be! This wine is not only a Grand Cru, or Premier Cru, but a Grand Premier Cru. Old kingdoms just love an honorific, and the wines get the Duke's treatment as well. Wine has been made here since the Romans invaded, so there has been ample time to hone the craft. The banks of the Moselle River provide the perfect growing conditions for varieties most commonly seen in Germany and Alsace. This splendid Pinot Gris has so much to offer. Hand harvesting, fermentation in stainless steel and oak, aging on the fine lees, and expert craftsmanship a delicious wine make. Prost!

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Pinot Gris

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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