Terlato Vineyards Pinot Grigio Russian River Valley
9 Ratings
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9 Ratings
Terlato Vineyards Pinot Grigio Russian River Valley

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Grape Variety/Varieties: Pinot Grigio Alcohol Level: 14.2% Length/Type of Fermentation: Whole-cluster pressed, racked after cold settling. 80% of the wine was tank fermented at cooler temperatures, 25% barrel fermented in neutral French oak. Length/Type of Aging: 4 months in tank and neutral French oak barrels; lees stirred every 2 weeks. Pinot Grigio resembles Pinot Noir until veraison. The clusters when harvested are a beautiful copper color. Being a natural genetic mutation, Pinot Grigio read more...Grape Variety/Varieties: Pinot Grigio Alcohol Level: 14.2% Length/Type of Fermentation: Whole-cluster pressed, racked after cold settling. 80% of the wine was tank fermented at cooler temperatures, 25% barrel fermented in neutral French oak. Length/Type of Aging: 4 months in tank and neutral French oak barrels; lees stirred every 2 weeks. Pinot Grigio resembles Pinot Noir until veraison. The clusters when harvested are a beautiful copper color. Being a natural genetic mutation, Pinot Grigio has all the intrigue, complexity and flavors of Pinot Noir, with none of the red color. This vintage suggests that the Russian River Valley can produce Pinot Grigio every bit as glorious as its famous Pinot Noirs. The fruit comes from two vineyards in the Russian River Valley. The grapes were hand harvested and delivered to the winery in half-ton picking bins in the cooler mornings in order to maximize the grapes' integrity. Color Pale gold Aroma Melon, orange blossom, and spicy Taste Lively and fresh with a dense midpalate. Crisp with a lingering finish. (hide)

Varietal

Pinot Gris

Style

White

Region

United States

Grape Variety/Varieties: Pinot Grigio Alcohol Level: 14.2% Length/Type of Fermentation: Whole-cluster pressed, racked after cold settling. 80% of the wine was tank fermented at cooler temperatures, 25% barrel fermented in neutral French oak. Length/Type of Aging: 4 months in tank and neutral French oak barrels; lees stirred every 2 weeks. Pinot Grigio resembles Pinot Noir until veraison. The clusters when harvested are a beautiful copper color. Being a natural genetic mutation, Pinot Grigio read more...Grape Variety/Varieties: Pinot Grigio Alcohol Level: 14.2% Length/Type of Fermentation: Whole-cluster pressed, racked after cold settling. 80% of the wine was tank fermented at cooler temperatures, 25% barrel fermented in neutral French oak. Length/Type of Aging: 4 months in tank and neutral French oak barrels; lees stirred every 2 weeks. Pinot Grigio resembles Pinot Noir until veraison. The clusters when harvested are a beautiful copper color. Being a natural genetic mutation, Pinot Grigio has all the intrigue, complexity and flavors of Pinot Noir, with none of the red color. This vintage suggests that the Russian River Valley can produce Pinot Grigio every bit as glorious as its famous Pinot Noirs. The fruit comes from two vineyards in the Russian River Valley. The grapes were hand harvested and delivered to the winery in half-ton picking bins in the cooler mornings in order to maximize the grapes' integrity. Color Pale gold Aroma Melon, orange blossom, and spicy Taste Lively and fresh with a dense midpalate. Crisp with a lingering finish. (hide)

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