Pinot Gris

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Pinot Gris

also pinot gris  (grē)
n.
1. A variety of grape grown in France that is used to make white wine.
2. A dry white wine made from this grape.

[French : pinot, Pinot; see Pinot + gris, gray (in reference to its typically grayish-blue fruit) (of Germanic origin; akin to English gray).]
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In Germany, where it is even more widely grown than in Alsace, it is known as Grauburgunder or Rulnder (though many wines destined for export are now labelled 'Pinot Grigio'), and it produces rich, spicy wines, relatively low in acid.
If you're browsing German labels, you'll see grauburgunder a dry wine) or rulander (a sweeter version).