A variety very important in Alsace, where it can produce succulent, rich
and complex wines of great quality. In Italy it is known as Pinot Grigio
and its wine is light and crisp with a grapey flavor. It is also responsible
for many sweet fortified wines throughout the world.
Synonyms: Auvernat gris, Auxerrois gris, Auxois, Fauvet, Fromentot, Grauerburgunder, Grauklevner, Grauer monch, Grey friar, Grey pinot, Gris cordelier, Malmsey, Malvagia, Malvasia, Malvoisie, Monemrasia, Pinot beurot, Pinot grigio (In Italy), Rulander, Rulonski Szurkebarat, Tokaier, Tokay, Tokay d'Alsace, Tokayer, Tokay-Pinot gris