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De Stefani Pinot Grigio, Veneto IGT, Italy

Wine Notes

Produced at the Pra' Longo Estate in Monastier de Treviso.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $19   From: $12   To: $31

Price History for De Stefani Pinot Grigio, Veneto IGT, Italy
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Grape Variety

Pinot Grigio is more than just the Italian name for Pinot Gris. Although the two names refer to a single grape variety, the wine styles they represent are clearly distinct from one another. The difference between Pinot Grigio wines and Pinot Gris wines is so clear and well-established that the two are often treated as if they were two distinct varieties.

The refreshing Pinot Grigio style has enjoyed great success in various countries, most recently the United States, (where it is fondly nicknamed "Greej") and Australia. The most common descriptors of the style are "light", "crisp" and "dry". These characteristics are complemented by aroma notes citing lemon, green apple and blossoms.

The Grigio style is achieved by ...more


Region
  • Veneto IGT – the region-wide IGT title for the Veneto region in north-eastern Italy – is one of the country's most widely used appellations. It covers a broad range of wine styles from Veneto, the engine room of Italy's wine industry. Each year, a substantial number of reds, whites and rosés are produced and sold under this title, in both sparkling and still forms, and even as sweet passito.

    Naturally, given their region of origin, Veneto IGT wines are most often based on such varieties as Pinot Grigio, Garganega and Corvina &n ...more

  • Veneto is a substantial and increasingly important wine region in the north-eastern corner of Italy. Administratively it forms part of the Triveneto zone, along with its smaller neighbors Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. In terms of geography, culture and wine style...more

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