Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 17, 2012
Natural Merchants, LLC, based in Grants Pass, OR and Cartagena, Spain, introduces La Cantina Pizzolato Pinot Grigio made with 100% organically grown grapes.
This easy-to-drink wine is developed for the American palate and simply delightful by the glass or paired with a meal. The deliciously smooth Pinot Grigio has just a hint of citrus, and a dry but full round body that is perfect for pairing with a Holiday dinner or served at a cocktail party.
The Pinot Grigio grapes are grown by La Cantina Pizzolato in the Venezia DOC region, with the vineyards situated on the plains and hillsides near the Piave river. The “P” on the label represents Pizzolato, Pinot Grigio and the Piave River running through the middle. The wine’s terroir shines through with just a hint of beautiful minerality that comes from stone of the Dolomite mountain range, carried in from the river Piave. This is the only DOC organically grown Pinot Grigio available in the U.S. market.
The grapes are carefully harvested by hand during the end of August. The wine’s vinification process includes a soft crushing, immediately separating the skins from the must in the pressing phase resulting in a delicate white wine from a pink-hued grape. Controlled temperature fermentation takes place at a maximum of 59ºF in stainless steel tanks while resting on fine lees. Partial Malolactic Fermentation creates a rounder, fuller mouth feel. Aging and stabilization occurs in stainless steel tanks for 2-3 months with frequent batonnage to stir the fine lees after settling.
About the Winemaker
Pizzolato Pinot Grigio was developed by Settimo Pizzolato, a 5th generation winemaker. La Cantina Pizzolato estate is located in the rich and flourishing countryside in the north of Treviso, Italy. La Cantina Pizzolato produces Italy's number-one selling Organic wines.
La Cantina Pizzolato is one of many fine organic labels presented by Natural Merchants, LLC, one of North America's leading Importers and Distributors of the finest natural and organic wines direct from the European and Mediterranean regions. The company continually strives to bring the highest quality and most innovative organic wines to the U.S. market.
The Natural Merchants Selections program highlights more than 150 carefully selected wines from Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany, France, Greece and Portugal, grown in unique organic terroir, each vineyard producing clean, fresh superior wines that are both good for the earth and tantalizing for the palate.
For more information visit http://www.naturalmerchants.com.