French name for one of red wine grapes (dark grapes) produced, pale red and one Rose similar wine. This literally means "gray wine", although this is not necessarily color. He does not go through any maceration but actually becomes like one White wine vinified. If necessary, the must is only stored for a short time on the mash and is then deducted. At the champagne this procedure is called Blanc de noirs designated. The wine is a French specialty in Lorraine (Côtes de Toul) and the wines of the regional IGP Val de Loire, Besides, this wine style is also in Morocco popular, where he mostly made the red wine grapes Cinsault, Grenache Noir ( Garnacha Tinta ) and Cabernet Sauvignon is pressed.
A Vin gris corresponds in terms of manufacturing process in about the wine types Pressed DC (Austria), Kretzer (South-Tirol), Süßdruck (Switzerland) and Weißherbst (Germany). An even lighter version of Vin gris is Gris de gris which, however, like red white wine grapes Pinot Gris will be produced.
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