Caposaldo – Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie

Winery: Caposaldo
Category: White Wine
Type: Pinot Grigio
Region: Delle Venezie
Grapes: 100% Pinot Grigio
Vinification: The Pinot Grigio benefits from well-drained, mineral rich, volcanic basaltic rock and calcareous clay soils due to its vines being planted 750ft above sea level hillside vineyards. The grapes are guided through a pneumatic press after picking, followed by inoculation with specific yeasts and three weeks of cold fermentation.
Color: A white, green, and flinty color.
Bouquet: Features delicate aromas of flowers, white fruit and almonds.
Palate: A dry, vibrant, and crisp texture.
Pairing: This wine pairs well with meats, delicate cheeses, pasta, seafood, and fish.
Serving Temp: 5-10°C (45-50°F).

About the Delle Venezie Region:

Location: North-east Italy
Notable Reds: Masi Modello Rosso Trevenezie
Notable Whites: Riff Pinot Grigio, Astoria Alisia Pinot Grigio

Delle Venezie is the powerhouse of Italian white wine production and the country’s largest wine producer by volume. Its refreshing Pinot Grigio wines are loved the world over for their delightful fruit flavor and refreshing acidity. Delle Venezie is a cool climate area capable of producing wines of great delicacy and freshness. Its light white wines are highly esteemed in Italy’s southern regions, which are too hot for wines of such finesse. This is large wine zone encompassing the area historically known as the Tre Venezie. A wine such as the Caposaldo – Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie benefits from such a unique geographical region, intensifying its flavor and elevating its characteristics.