2022 Babo Pinot Grigio
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2022 Babo Pinot Grigio

Friuli, ITALY
$24. 99
$299.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 2 Years (2023-2025)
ABV: 12.5%
Closure: Stelvin

Friuli, in the far northeast of Italy, has a reputation for making the country's best white wines. Winemaker Justin Bubb explains, "The key to this region is the difference in diurnal temperature. In the growing season the days are very warm but the nights freezing. This allows a nice, long ripening and wonderful aromatics for the white wines".
From a 30-year-old site in San Martino al Tagliamento, near Pordenone, the vineyard sits at the base of the Alps and the soils are a mix of clay and alpine gravel from alluvial deposits.

Brilliant pale straw colour with a watery hue. Aromas of pear, red apple and honeysuckle mix with some subtle quince and wet stone notes. Making a supple entrance are delicious pear and apple fruits which overlay quince, subtle dried honey and wet stone elements. Finishes dry with a lick of brisk acidity enlivening what is a beautifully shaped conclusion.
Drink over the next 1-2 years.
Alc. 12.5%