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Las Perdices Pinot Grigio, Agrelo, Argentina

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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
  • Agrelo is a small wine-producing village about 20 miles (35km) south of the city of Mendoza in Argentina. Located on the southern side of the Mendoza River just south of Perdriel, the area is home to some of the country's most famous wine estates. Agrelo's terroir is considered to be some of the best in Mendoza for the production of big, complex red wines made from Malbec.

    The village is located in the western foothills of the Andes mountains, and is a part of the Lujan de Cuyo department, an administrative title which handily covers some of the best viticultural land in Argentina. The wine-producing zone of Agrelo slopes upward from the town toward the Andes, with the highest (and mo ...more

  • Mendoza is by far the largest wine region in Argentina. Located on a high-altitude plateau at the edge of the Andes Mountains, the province is responsible for roughly 70 percent of the country's annual wine production. The French grape variety Malbec has its New World home in the vineyards of Mendoza, producing red wines of great concentra...more

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