Wines of Italy: Chianti and Pinot Grigio

Posted by on Apr 7, 2012 in Chianti, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

Wines of Italy: Chianti and Pinot Grigio

If you’ve been read­ing this blog for any period of time (and likely even if you haven’t) you know that there’s a mul­ti­tude of grape vari­eties out there. Did you know that Italy pro­duces upwards of a 1000 dif­fer­ent grape vari­eties? Most of these blends are used to add more com­plex­ity, and if you’re draw­ing from a 4-digit num­ber of grapes, then the com­plex­ity avail­able is going to be legendary. Obvi­ously we can­not cover all of these lovely grapes, but we can focus on some of...

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