Indicative blend: 97% Pinot Grigio and 3% Gewurztraminer. Depending on the vintage, the grapes for this wine may come froma different AVA.
Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $13
|Award Organization||Award Year||Result|
|San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition||2012||Bronze|
|Central Coast Wine Competition||2011||Bronze|
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
Cienega Valley is an AVA just south of the town of Hollister in California's San Benito County. Its position along the San Andreas Fault gives it a unique terroir that is well suited to the production of complex, elegant red wines made from Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and old-vine Negrette.
The San Benito County AVA, an inland portion of California's Central Coast wine region, lies wedged between the Gabilan mountain ranges (to the west) and the southern end of the Diablo Mountains (to the east). It is home to a small cluster of sub-AVAs (Mount Harlan, Cienega Valley, Lime Kiln Valley, San Benito and Paicines), located mostly at its lower-lying northern end.... more
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