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Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio Trentino 2008

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Wine Tasting Notes Pale straw gold. Alluring floral perfume of an intensity and persistence rare in a Pinot Grigio. Fresh, dry and flavorful with a firm structure leading into a lingering finish, it displays character and finesse.

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Member Reviews for Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio Trentino

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Snooth User: aronowm2
333343,705
2.00 5
04/28/2010

not terrible. Sour and salty with almost no fruit. Grigio is supposed to pair well with alfredo sauce which I did. i wish I hadn't. this would go well with feta or other salty cheeses.


Snooth User: Craig Bilodeau
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2.00 5
11/06/2012

Not very impressed with this. I suspect that I had the wine too long and it did not age well. The fruit was almost completely gone. It you still have this, I suggest you open it very soon. It will not be any better as time passes.


Snooth User: driftingarrow
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1.50 5
09/14/2011

Salty, sour, gave me a slight headache.

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  • Snooth User: kazma
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    4.00 5
    07/15/2013

    Four glasses


    External Reviews for Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio Trentino

    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    A landmark Italian Grigio that has set the bar for dozens of other imports, and for good reason: This wine is packed tight with pear, peach, almond skin and a touch of lemon zest. Compact and consistent in the mouth, and a great match for bouillabaisse.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Pretty and intense floral nose,. Fresh and crisp in the mouth, with excellent structure and a dry finish. Great with a salad or seafood.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Cavit's Bottega Vinaia line offers an extremely likeable and creamy wine that will more than satisfy adoring fans of Italian Pinot Grigio. The layered aroma are both opulent and pristine and recall acacia flower, yellow fruit, butterscotch and honey - loads of honey. In the mouth, it is lean and fresh with perky spice on the finish.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    A distinct step up from many Pinot Grigios, with floral and herbal nuances layered over a fresh-fruit core of peaches, pears and white-fleshed melons. Tangerine and anise notes give a lift to the finish.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    Smooth, silky and suggestively redolent of banana, yellow fruit and white stone. There's a unique roundness or velvetiness to this wine, but also fruity freshness and playful youthfulness. Very food friendly.


    External Review
    Source: CityWineCellar.com
    07/28/2010

    Estate-bottled BOTTEGA VINAIA is the outcome of a vision shared by Giacinto Giacomini and Anselmo Martini, managing director and lead winemaker, respectively, at the widely recognized Cavit winery. Starting in the early 1990s, Giacomini and Martini sought to explore the optimum potential of a handful of extraordinary vineyards in northern Italys Trentino region that, year after year, consistently produce the highest quality grapes. This select group of family-farmed vineyards is the source of Bottega Vinaia, an exceptional line of artisan wines that reflects the authentic qualities of the Trentino terroir. Thanks to Giacominis and Martinis passion and tireless drive, Bottega Vinaia has swiftly joined the ranks of Italys top-notch premium wine producers.Production AreaGrapes are sourced from a tiny cluster of vineyards located 400-550 meters above sea level in the Dolomite Alps north of Lake Garda. These vineyards share a microclimate and soil conditions singularly well suited to production of high quality Pinot Grigio and have been farmed by the same two families for over 100 years. In daylight hours this area enjoys the warming effects of nearby Lake Garda, helping to keep the fruit moisture-free and resistant to disease. Cool nights promote fragrant, intense aromas uncommon in Pinot GrigioGrape Varieties100% Pinot GrigioVinificationGrapes are handpicked and vinified on site. Musts are obtained from a gentle pressing, and fermentation conducted using selected yeasts at controlled temperatures of 68 to 72 F. Fining and clarification occur in stainless steel tanks, followed by stabilization and bottling in cold, sterile conditionsColorPale straw goldBouquetAlluring floral perfume of an intensity and persistence rare in a Pinot GrigioTasteFresh, dry and flavorful with a firm structure leading into a lingering finish, it displays character and finesseAlcohol12%


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    09/27/2011

    Tart peach flavors warmed by spicy alcohol form the core of this clean, smooth pinot grigio. Chill it for sole or other white-fleshed fish.


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    Wine Tasting Notes Pale straw gold. Alluring floral perfume of an intensity and persistence rare in a Pinot Grigio. Fresh, dry and flavorful with a firm structure leading into a lingering finish, it displays character and finesse.

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