PINOT GRIGIO – WINE CHARACTERISTICS - Consortium delle Venezie

The specification of wine product with DOC delle Venezie provides four different types according to the following characteristics:

Pinot grigio
Colour: from pale yellow to golden yellow, sometimes copper or rosé
Smell: fruity, intense, characteristic, sometimes slightly aromatic
Taste: fresh and harmonious, from dry to lightly sweet
Minimum alcohol content: 11,00% vol
Minimum total acidity: 4,5% g/l
Minimum non-reducing extract: 15,0 g/l
Pinot grigio - sparkling
Colour - Bubbles: from pale yellow to golden yellow, sometimes copper or rosé – fine and persistent
Smell: fruity, intense, characteristic, sometimes slightly aromatic
Taste: fresh and harmonious, in the versions from Brut Nature to dry
Minimum alcohol content: 11,00% vol
Minimum total acidity: 5,0% g/l
Minimum non-reducing extract: 14,0 g/l
Pinot grigio - semi spakling
Colour - Bubbles: from pale yellow to golden yellow, sometimes copper or rosé – fine and persistent
Smell: fruity, intense, characteristic, sometimes slightly aromatic
Taste: fresh and harmonious, from dry to lightly sweet
Minimum alcohol content: 11,00% vol
Minimum total acidity: 4,5% g/l
Minimum non-reducing extract: 15,0 g/l
Bianco
Colour: from greenish-yellow to golden yellow
Smell: fruity, intense, characteristic, sometimes slightly aromatic
Taste: dry, harmonious, characteristic
Minimum alcohol content: 11,00% vol
Minimum total acidity: 4,5% g/l
Minimum non-reducing extract: 14,0 g/l