The grapes for our highly rated Terlato Vineyards Pinot Grigio are grown in the Friuli Colli Orientali DOC appellation within the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region of Italy. Nestled in the foothills of the Austrian and Slovenian Alps, the appellation creates a growing region ideal for these two varietals. The hillside Estate vineyards are expertly planted, pruned, handpicked and vinified to create full-bodied wines with expressive fruit and a distinctive mineral character. The Estate vineyards unique soil and proximity to the Alps and Adriatic Sea helps moderate temperatures and extends the growing season. The result is complex and expressive fruit and mineral character with a perfectly balanced structure. Taste is the difference.
Four months on the yeasts with weekly battonage for enhanced texture.
Fermented in stainless steel tanks with select yeasts to enhance the varietal aromas. No malolactic fermentation to preserve freshness and drinkability.
Bright notes of citrus, white peach, pear and spring flowers
Complex and layered with ripe peach, pear, citrus and a mouth filling texture with crisp mineral finish. 20-45 years old, planted at 4,500 vines/hectare over 240 acres. Estate grown and hand-harvested in whole clusters.