Pinot Gris (France)

Pinot Gris from Alsace and Pinot Grigio from Italy use the same grape.

But the Alsatian version is more fruity with more aroma and sweetness.

Pinot Gris in France

Pinot Gris originated in Bourgogne, but has shown its best potential in Alsace.

In Alsace, Pinot Gris is considered a noble grape, where is was first known as Tokaj d'Alsace.

Alsatian Pinot Gris is quite different in taste than those from other regions.

The Alsatian version is typically a little off-dry.