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  • n. A Pinot Grigio wine.


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  • but didn't get to trentinoPinot grigio is Italian for the same pinot gris in French; “gris” refers to the grayish blue color of the pinot grape that makes the wine.

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  • The 2007 is when the label changed from "grigio" to "gris", and it had soft pear and peach notes.

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  • In general I prefer the 'grigio' style but that's mostly because I so often dislike pinot gris.

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  • She wasn't rich, but she was comfortable, able to afford dinners out - grilled salmon and a nice pinot grigio - and $100 salon treatments for her hair.

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  • After a few glasses of pinot grigio at lunch, she dug into Jonah about his Riley troubles and suggested they nip off for a little afternoon delight at a nearby hotel so he could “explore some other options.”

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  • Keshari uncorked a bottle of pinot grigio for herself and Rasheed poured Pellegrino over ice.

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  • It had been the subject of one hellacious fight between her and Loren, and she calmly turned her wineglass upside down and watched the pinot grigio splatter and pool, then slowly sink into the fibers of the rug.

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  • We tasted four reds (cabernet sauvignon, chianti, merlot, pinot noir) and two whites (chardonnay, pinot grigio) and found more than 20 CR Best Buys.

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  • For instance, I almost always like Channing Daughters Winery's Pinot Grigio and now I can add a second wine to the "good New York pinot gris/grigio" list: Red Newt Cellars 2007 Curry Creek Vineyards 2007 Pinot Gris ($24)

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  • Most of the pinot gris coming out of the Finger Lakes (or Long Island for that matter) is mediocre at best, barely a step up from the lemon-water pinot grigio that you'll find at most every bar and restaurant.

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