One of Friuli Venezia Giulia's little known denominations, the Carso growing zone, with its rocky soil, is turning out some fine whites like this elegant Pinot Grigio. Round, creamy but also loaded with finesse, it delivers aromas and flavors of ripe pear, creamy apple and juicy lemon while a stony mineral note graces the finish.
Italian Editor Kerin O’Keefe reviews all Italian wines for Wine Enthusiast. Previously she wrote regularly on Italian wine for Wine News, World of Fine Wine and Decanter. She is the author of Franco Biondi Santi: The Gentleman of Brunello (2005), Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines (2012) and Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine (2014).Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.