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Did you know the origin of Pinot Gris means "gray pine cone"?
Pinot Gris grape is very closely related to the Pinot Noir grape. These grapes have a grayish-blue skin, it is suggested from the hue of the skin the name was developed. As the meaning of gris is “gray” in French. The word pinot is derived from the French word “pine cone”. This is considered to be given due to the shape of the grape clusters growing on the vine in a “pine-cone” shape. Who knew a “gray pine cone” could be so delicious?
Did you know that Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio come from the same grape, but are different wines?
Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are the exact same grape varietal. Pinot Gris originated in France. This style of wine has a fuller body with a richer, spicer and more viscous texture. While Pinot Grigio originates in Italy.
These wines have a lighter body with a crisp freshness and more floral aromas.
What is in a name? That which we call Pinot Gris, could taste so sweet. -Cheers D & D