Schmitt Sohne Relax Pinot Grigio   750ml
SKU 733827

Schmitt Sohne Relax Pinot Grigio

Schmitt Sohne - Mosel-Saar-Ruwer - Germany
Additional information »
 
$13.24
Bottle
$11.04
12 Bottle
(case price $132.48)
Check Availability 
Add 12 more to get fixed rate shipping

750ml

More wines available from Schmitt Sohne Winery

Schmitt Sohne Relax Pinot Grigio Customer Reviews

Customer Also Bought

Additional Information on Schmitt Sohne Relax Pinot Grigio

Winery: Schmitt Sohne

Varietal: Pinot Gris

The Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris grape varietal is now one of the most widely grown vines in the world, due to the surge in popularity of Pinot Grigio wines over the past twenty years or so. These grayish-blue fruits, which hang in their distinctively conical bunches, are responsible for a very broad range of wines famous for their variety of color tones and flavors Pinot Grigio varietal grapes are highly influenced by terroir, climate and particularly the skill and expertise of the vintners who process them. As such, there are full bodied, amber colored wines made from this grape, and there are equally delicious yet far leaner, paler, lighter bodied and crisp white wines made from the same species in other parts of the world.

Country: Germany

As in many Old World countries, the rise of viticulture in Germany came about as a result of the Roman Empire, who saw the potential for vine cultivation in the vast flatlands around the base of the Rhine valley. Indeed, for over a thousand years, Germany's wine production levels were enormous, with much of the south of the country being used more or less exclusively for growing grapes. Over time, this diminished to make way for expanding cities and other types of industries, but Southern Germany remains very much an important wine region within Europe, with many beautifully balanced and flavorful German wines being prized by locals and international wine lovers alike. The hills around Baden-Baden and Mannheim are especially noteworthy, as these produce the high end of the characteristic semi-sweet white wines which couple so perfectly with German cheeses and pickled vegetables. However, all of Germany's wine producing regions have something special and unique to offer, and are a joy to explore and experience.