Pronunciation: pee noh GREE / pee noh GREE geo
Definition: Pinot Gris / Pinot Grigio is a dry light-bodied white grape that is planted heavily in around the world, including the United States, especially in California. Wines are light to middle-weight and easy drinking, often with some bitter flavor on the palate (bitter almond, quinine).
Flavor Profile: Delicate citrus (lime water, orange zest) and pomaceous fruits (apple skin, pear sauce), white floral notes, and cheese rind.
Food Pairing: Salad, delicate poached fish, light and mild cheeses.