Friday, April 23, 2010
Day 113 Drink: Maso Canali 2008 Pinot Grigio
Maso Canali 2008 Pinot Grigio is from Italy's Trentino-Alto Adige region. The 500-year-old Maso Canali Estate, not far from Lake Garda, has been home to vineyards since the Middle Ages. Starting in 1893, growers planted pinot grigio grapes on the land.
Maso Canali 2008 Pinot Grigio is a blend of 92 percent pinot grigio and 8 percent chardonnay. It pour a bright straw color and has hints of citrus and peach in the aroma. The wine has a pleasant dry mineral quality with a nice level of acidity. A great wine for seafood or cocktails.