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2009 Attems Italian White "Pinot Grigio"

Attems 2009 Pinot Grigio

Winery: Attems

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Pinot Grigio"

Wine Category: Italian White

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Grigio

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Venezia Giulia

State or country: Italy

Price: $19

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 87 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: November 10, 2010

Wine Review: This white gold colored Pinot Grigio has just a hue of pink mixed in as well. It opens with a shy faint apple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, soft, and very easy to drink. The flavor profile is a mild apple with gentle minerals and green pear. The finish is dry and pleasant. The panel felt this wine is very food friendly and versatile. We thought it was delicate enough for Dover sole. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: The wine appears an intense straw yellow with gold highlights, luminous and appealing. Rich, complex notes of fruit are first to please, with banana, pear, mandarin, and kumquat, as well as pink grapefruit and white peach, and the bouquet ends in a flourish with generous orange blossom honey. The elegance and length of the palate are notable, as is its silky mouthfeel, finely balanced by a crisp acidity and ultra-savoury fruit. Serving Suggestions: Roast poultry, rabbit, and even lamb.

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