Picnic Perfect Pinot Gris

Germany’s crisp and refreshing white wines are enjoyable year-round, but especially under the heat of the summer sun.

Making the Top 5 for this month’s Pinot Gris list is our Becker Family Pinot Gris, Pfalz

Pinot Gris is a mutation of Pinot Noir, so the grapes have pinkish skin but produce a white wine that ranges from pale yellow to deep gold.

Vinified in stainless steel or oak, German Pinot Gris runs the gamut from delicate, easy-drinking, fruity, and fresh to complex, rich, and age-worthy. It typically denotes a dry, medium-bodied wine reminiscent of lime, green apple, honey, and quince with fairly lively acidity.

Article written by Wines of Germany.

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