Pinot Grigio (PEE no GREE Jo) is a variant-clone of Pinot Noir. It generally flourishes in cool climates and high altitudes. The wines vary greatly and are dependent on the region and wine-making style they are from. French Pinot Gris is medium to full-bodied with a rich, somewhat floral bouquet with apricot, peach, and smoky flavors. They tend to be spicy in comparison with other Pinot Grigios.
Italy’s most popular white wine is Pinot Grigio; it is a light-bodied, crisp white wine that is intended to be consumed early on. It can range from bland with high acidity to rich and luscious flavors and bouquets.