The Pinot Grigio grape is a clone of the Pinot Bianco grape. Today, Pinot Grigio stands as one of Italy's most fashionable white wines. The aroma of fruit dominates the bouquet while the taste impressions are round and smooth. Serve Chilled.
Although Venice's region ranks third after Sicily and Apulia in volume of wine produced, it has no rivals in D.O.C. output, turning out about a quarter of Italy's total. Much of that comes from Verona, where the famous trio of Soave, Valpolicella, and Bardolino are complemented by Bianco Di Custoza, Lugano and the extensive Garda D.O.C. Producers of Verona have relied primarily on the native vines to move up-market with wines of distinct character in tune with international tastes.