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Pinot Grigio Ramato

Producer: Tenuta Maccan

Region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Winemaker: Giovanni Ruzzene

Available Sizes: 750ml

Appellation: Friuli Grave DOC

Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio

Summary

Fine and elegant with sharp aromas and persistent floral notes. White fruit explodes on the palate with distinct freshness. Crisp, bright and lingering character make this a perfect example of Pinot Grigio. The designation “Ramato” refers to the rich, copper color of the wine that comes from skin contact. Ramato also means you are drinking a rich, traditional Pinot Grigio that is unique to Friuli.

Food Pairing

Appetizers indeed! A variety of cheese from soft and decadent Brie to hard cheeses with a hint of salt. A natural companion to virtually any mild, white fish.

Varietal Notes

Pinot Grigio has become so ubiquitous and most usually served over-chilled it frequently earns a “Seinfeld” inspired “yada-yada.” Detail-oriented wine drinkers will realize the unique character of this Pinot Grigio when served at its ultimate best temperature of 46-60 degrees F. In this range, the full spectrum of aromas and flavors emerge. The result is bright, crisp wine that is truly expressive of it native Friuli.

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