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