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COLLEFRISIO Pinot Grigio

Tasting Notes

Delicate white peach notes and hints of citrus. Good structure and persistence. Fuller and lusher style than most from the region.

AB CSPC +812120
AB Vintage: 2017
AB Case: 12x750ml

Region:  Terre di Chieti IGT, Italy
Varietal:   100% Pinot Grigio
Alcohol:  12.5%

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Abruzzo, Italy

Abruzzo, Italy

Region Notes

The geographical makeup of Abruzzo is quite remarkable. A rugged, mountainous region with a lengthy coastline, abundant sunshine, generous rainfall and cool mountain air currents. Abruzzo is ideally situated between the Adriatic sea to the east, and the Apennines and Maiella mountain ranges to the west – including Gran Sasso, one of Italy's highest peaks at more than 9500ft (2895m). Chieti is a hilly province in southern Abruzzi where 75% of the region's wine is produced.

Vineyards for the Pinot Grigio are in the IGT of Terre di Chieti, nestled in the foothills of central Italy’s Abruzzo region.

Technical Notes

Winemaking: Maceration at low temperature, then a soft pressing. Fermented in stainless steel.