FACTOID # 10: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Pinot gris

Pinot Gris (or Tokay Pinot Gris) is a white wine grape of species Vitis vinifera related to Pinot noir which goes by a lot of other names: Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of fruit, typically grapes though a number of other fruits are also quite popular - such as plum, elderberry and blackcurrant. ... Species Vitis acerifolia Vitis aestivalis Vitis amurensis Vitis arizonica Vitis x bourquina Vitis californica Vitis x champinii Vitis cinerea Vitis x doaniana Vitis girdiana Vitis labrusca Vitis x labruscana Vitis lincecumii Vitis monticola Vitis mustangensis Vitis x novae-angliae Vitis palmata Vitis riparia Vitis rotundifolia Vitis rupestris Vitis shuttleworthii Vitis... Binomial name Vitis vinifera L. For thousands of years, the fruit and plant of Vitis vinifera, the European grapevine, have been harvested for both medicinal and nutritional value; its history is intimately entwined with the history of wine. ... Pinot Noir vines at Clos de Bèze, Gervey-Chambertin, on the Côte dOr, France Pinot noir is a variety of Vitis vinifera, the red grape used commonly in winemaking, and may also refer to wines produced predominantly from pinot noir grapes. ...

  • Pinot Grigio (Italy)
  • Pinot Beurot (Loire Valley, France)
  • Ruländer (Austria and Germany, Romania, sweet)
  • Grauburgunder or Grauer burgunder (Austria and Germany, dry)
  • Grauklevner (Germany)
  • Malvoisie (Loire Valley, France and Switzerland)
  • Tokay d'Alsace (Alsace) (currently being renamed due to EU regulations)
  • Auxerrois Gris (Alsace)
  • Fromentau (Languedoc, France)
  • Fromentot (France)
  • Fauvet (France)
  • Gris Cordelier (France)
  • Grauer Mönch (Germany)
  • Monemrasia
  • Crvena Klevanjka (Croatia)
  • Sivi Pinot (Slovenia)
  • Szürkebarát (Hungary)

It is thought to be a mutant clone of the Pinot Noir grape. It has grayish-white fruit giving rise to its name. The grape grows best in cool climates. Pinot gris is known from the Middle Ages in Burgundy region from whence it spread, arriving in early Switzerland and in Hungary by 1300. It reached Germany by the end of the 16th century. It is now grown in most European countries, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, and the U.S. Most wines from Pinot Gris are drunk while young. One of the few aged wines is Tokay d'Alsace. It is also sometimes used for botrytized wines. Loire Valley (French: Vallée de la Loire) is known as the Garden of France and the Cradle of the French Language. ... Coat of arms of the province of Languedoc, now being used as an official flag by the Midi-Pyrénees region as well as by the city of Toulouse Languedoc (Lengadòc in Occitan) is a former province of France, now continued in the modern-day régions of Languedoc... Pinot Noir vines at Clos de Bèze, Gervey-Chambertin, on the Côte dOr, France Pinot noir is a variety of Vitis vinifera, the red grape used commonly in winemaking, and may also refer to wines produced predominantly from pinot noir grapes. ... Coat of arms of the 2nd duchy of Burgundy and later of the French province of Burgundy Burgundy (French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Pre-Indo-European people, Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks. ... A grey fungus, Botrytis cinerea or Botrytis, that affects wine grapes. ...


As a wine, the Wine Enthusiast has identified several widely recognized styles: Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of fruit, typically grapes though a number of other fruits are also quite popular - such as plum, elderberry and blackcurrant. ...

  • Pinot Grigio style: light-bodied, often lean; light in color; neutral, sometimes spritzy flavors, crisp and acidic.
  • Oregon style: medium bodied; yellow to copper-pink color; crisp, full, plump, lively flavors with aromas of pear, apple, and/or melon.
  • Alsace style: medium- to full-bodied; rich, somewhat floral; viscous, almost oily in texture; less fruity than the Oregon version; long lasting and an excellent wine with a wide variety of foods.
  • German style: medium- to full-bodied; fairly sweet, but well balanced with good acidity.


Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Alsatian wine has a long history. ...

Major Wine Styles
Red wines Beaujolais | Cabernet Sauvignon | Carmenere | Chianti | Grenache | Malbec | Merlot | Pinot Noir | Rioja | Syrah/Shiraz | Tempranillo | Zinfandel
White wines Chablis | Chardonnay | Gewürztraminer | Liebfraumilch | Pinot Gris | Riesling | Sauvignon Blanc | Viognier
Sparkling wines Champagne | Crémant
Fortified wines Marsala | Madeira | Muscat | Port | Vermouth | Sherry

  Results from FactBites:
 
Pinot Gris (163 words)
Pinot gris, or Pinot grigio in Italy, is a variant of the Pinot noir (often blended with Pinot noir to enrich and lighten the wine’s flavor), with grape clusters colored bluish gray, pink and brown.
Pinot gris should be consumed within two years of its vintage, and pairs well with seafood, pork and chicken, if served sans acidic embellishments.
Pinot gris’ nomenclature varies according to region of growth: Pinot grigio in Italy (and Tre Venezie, specifically), Ruländer or Grauburgunder in Germany, Tokay d'Alsace, Pinot beurot or Fromentau in France, and Sivi Pinot in Eastern Europe, to name a few.
Pinot Gris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (268 words)
Pinot Gris (or Tokay Pinot Gris) is a white wine grape of species Vitis vinifera related to Pinot noir which goes by a lot of other names:
It is thought to be a mutant clone of the Pinot Noir grape.
Pinot gris is known from the Middle Ages in Burgundy region from whence it spread, arriving in early Switzerland and in Hungary by 1300.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m