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2011 Santi 'Sortesele' Pinot Grigio delle Venezie IGT, Italy

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $12   From: $10   To: $17

Search Rank 3945 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 3945th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 3221st

Score: 87.
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
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87/100 (7 notes from 7 users )  
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Price History for 2011 Santi 'Sortesele' Pinot Grigio delle Venezie IGT, Italy
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Grape Variety: Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio is more than just the Italian name for the Pinot Gris grape variety; it also embodies stylistic differences. 'Pinot Grigio' wines are typically quite different from 'Pinot Gris' wines, even though they are made from the same variety. The difference is so well established that the two are often treated as 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 harvest ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • delle Venezie IGT wine region

    IGT delle Venezie, one of Italy's best-known wine appellations, has been made famous by the ocean of crisp, light Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie that makes its way westwards to the United Kingdom and the United States from north-eastern Italy each year.

    The Venezie in the title is not Venice (the historic city of canals, islands and bridges) but the Tre Venezie (the 'three Venices') – Venezia Euganea, Venezia Giulia and Venezia Tridentina. These are the names of three Italian administrative regions which existed between 1866 and 1919 and correspond to the modern-day regions of Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Trentino-Alto Adige. The I ... more

  • Veneto IGT wine region

    Veneto IGT – the region-wide IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) title for the Veneto region of 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 r ... more

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