Also called Pinot Grigio, this is a grayish-purple grape that yields a white wine with a refreshing character.
( pee-no gree) is a grayish-rose colored grape that can produce full-bodied white wines.
(Pee-noe Gree) and Pinot Grigio (Gree-joe) - French and Italian names, respectively, for the same grape, typically making a dry and very crisp and acidic white wine, often with a light musky aroma, well-suited to accompany seafood and fish. Common in Alsace, Northeastern Italy, and increasingly Oregon, where it takes the French name.
Clone of Pinot Noir grown in western coastal regions of the U.S.. Also called the Malvoisie or Pinot Beurot in the Loire, and the former name in the Languedoc, regions of France. In Germany and Austria it is known as the Rulander or Grauer Burgunder where it is used to make pleasant, young, white wines in the southern regions. Versions named Auxerrois Gris and Tokay d'Alsace are also grown in the Alsace where the latter variety is used to make a golden-yellow wine with aromatic, fruity flavors that improves with a couple of years in the bottle - (but not to be confused with the Hungarian Furmint grape used to make the famous "Tokaji" sweet wines).
French / Italian name for same grape - dry, crisp wine with good acidity
An interesting mutation of pinot noir that can produce full, rich and spicy whites, especially in Alsace, France and Germany. Pinot Gris is known as Pinot Grigio in Italy, where it's fresher and lighter. In Germany, it's called Grauburgunder.
(Pinot Grigio) - The low acidity of this white grape helps produce rich, lightly perfumed wines that are often more colorful than other whites.
A white variant of Pinot Noir that grows well in Alsace, Alto Adige, and many parts of Italy (Pinot Grigio), as well as in California, Oregon and Washington. In Germany and Austria it is known as Rulander or Grauer Burgunder. Versions called Auxerrois Gris and Tokay d'Alsace are also grown in the Alsace, but the latter term is being phased out.
Grown in Alsace, Germany, Italy, and very successfully in Oregon, this grape variety can produce round, flavorful, dry white wines. Known as Tokay in Alsace, Pinot Grigio in Italy.
(Food & Wine) A white grape grown in which makes a medium to full-bodied white wine with low acidity.
Mutant clone of Pinot Noir. Has several synonym names in France, eg. Fromenteau (Gris) or Fromentot in the Champagne region where it is used in a sparkling wine blend along with Arbane and Petit Meslier wines), Malvoisie (Blanc) in the Loire Ancenis regio
Pinot Gris is a white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. Thought to be a mutant clone of the Pinot Noir grape, it has a grayish-white fruit, accounting for its name ("gris" meaning gray in French). The grape grows best in cool climates.