Sainsbury's, House Pinot Grigio, Hungary
(at Decanter's Tasting Suite, 09 Aug 2017)
(2.25 litre bag in box) You may be surprised to learn that this Pinot Grigio is sourced from Hungary rather than Italy, but it fulfills the 'house' designation pretty well. It has much less of the sweet pear-drop aroma experienced in the Mondelli Pinot Grigio - instead it is a bit more herby and grassy, with melon and citrus notes. The flavours of elderflower, melon, pear and green apple skin are marked by a waxy, almost bitter, finish. I don't find this wine crisp or refreshing, despite the claim on the box, but it has a less harsh finish than the Mondelli.
House Pinot Grigio
Bag in Box