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St Michael-Eppan Pinot Grigio Alto Adige 2012

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Light green lustres run through the straw colour ofthis wine whose aroma is rich in fruits, the most striking of which are pears. An excellent acidity balance gives this wine strength and structure . It is dry and smooth on the palate, and leaves a long, pleasant aftertaste. The Pinot Grigio goes well with many dishes, especially lighter foods, to which it is an exellent accompaniment. It is served chilled and also bestows a fine taste following longer ageing.

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St. Michael Eppan:
St. Michael Eppan, the innovative Winery situated along the Wine Route, is considered one of the best wineries in South Tyrol and Italy. St. Michael Eppan Winery, with its 355 members, 350 hectares of vineyard and 2.5 million bottles sold every year, has become renowned worldwide. The „Sanct Valentin“ label alone is enoughenough to thrill wine lovers and connoisseurs.

External Reviews for St Michael-Eppan Pinot Grigio Alto Adige

External Review
Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
09/26/2013

Alto Adige, ItalySt Michael-Eppan Pinot Grigio is an excellent example of this varietal from the Alto Adige region in the northeast of Italy. The innovative St Michael-Eppan winery is considered one of the best in South Tyrol and indeed in all of Italy. Founded in 1907, the winery now owns 350 hectares of vineyards. Gambero Rosso awarded it "Best Italian Winery of the Year" in 2000 and has named master winemaker Hans Terzer one of the "Best Ten Master Winemakers in the World." The St Michael-Eppan wines are certainly worthy to be called wine gems. This one received a 90-point rating from Wine Spectator for the 2008 vintage and was ranked #70 in the WS Top 100 Wines of 2009!St Michael-Eppan Pinot Grigio is straw yellow in color with a nose of pears, apples, floral and mineral notes. It is medium-bodied with crisp acidity, good structure and rich flavors of apples, pears, peaches and citrus. The wine is well balanced to enjoy now and over the next 3-5 years. It is dry and smooth on the palate, and leaves a long, pleasing finish.Enjoy St Michael-Eppan Pinot Grigio with filet of sole, grilled chicken, fruit salads and mild cheeses.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
06/25/2014

A summer favorite of mine; light, bright and crisp with vibrant acidity.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
06/25/2014

A clean, fresh white, with an ashy underpinning to the flavors of star fruit, white peach and almond skin. Modest finish. Drink now.


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Source: Great Wines Direct
09/16/2016

Rich in fruity aromas with particular notes of pear and silky mineral character.Established in 1907, the San Michele Appiano winery is today considered to be one of the best wineries in Alto Adige and Italy.Grapes: 100% Pinot GrigioRegion: Italy / Alto Adige / AppianoMaker: Hans TerzerNotes: This typical South Tyrolean wine has a straw yellow colour with hints of green. Rich in fruity aromas with particular notes of pear and silky mineral character. It s dry and smooth with a long, pleasant aftertaste.Serve: At 10-12c it is great on its own or with lighter dishes.ABV: 13.5%



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Light green lustres run through the straw colour ofthis wine whose aroma is rich in fruits, the most striking of which are pears. An excellent acidity balance gives this wine strength and structure . It is dry and smooth on the palate, and leaves a long, pleasant aftertaste. The Pinot Grigio goes well with many dishes, especially lighter foods, to which it is an exellent accompaniment. It is served chilled and also bestows a fine taste following longer ageing.

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