Pinot Grigio vs. Pinot Gris | WYPR

Pinot Grigio vs. Pinot Gris

Sep 19, 2018


Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio, are they the same grapes? Yes, but they're not the same wines. Hugh explains the differences. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Kaltern Pinot Grigio Classico, Alto Adige '17  **1/2  $ VALUE

A sensational wine, crisp, classy fruit, truly high quality white 

San Pietro Pinot Grigio Alto Adige '17 **1/2 $ VALUE

A subtle wine, with nuanced complexity, obvious quality 

Attems Pinot Grigio, Venezia Giulia '16  *** $$

Hugh's favorite wine of this group, very high quality

Willm Pinot Gris Reserve, Alsace '16  ** $

Off-dry, a little more dense than the pinot grigios, smokey streak

Lone Birch Pinot Gris, Yakima Valley Washington '16 ** $ VALUE

Dry with rich pear and peach flavors 

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

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