In an odd twist of Alsace’s appellation laws, any wine labeled as Pinot Blanc may contain an unidentifiable percentage of Auxerrois. Auxerrois is a very similar wine grape, yet slightly less acidic. Peculiarly this law doesn’t apply to Auxerrois labelled wines.
In northwest Italy, Pinot Blanc is known as Pinot Bianco, where it rarely receives oak treatment, having a lighter/crisper style. It’s often blended in other wine varieties, not to mention sparkling wines, which includes the production of Franciacorta, the Italian answer to Champagne.
In Germany Pinot Blanc is known as Weissburgunder (translated: White Burgundy). The German productions are typically very light, and refreshing. Yet in Austria, the productions are sumptuously sweet and textured, and are known as Trockenbeerenauslese.
In the United States, Argentina, Uruguay, and Canada, Pinot Blanc is also commercially produced. The alcohol levels from these sources range from medium to high, with a strong acidity which give the wine a somewhat tart edge. Order Now! Buy this wonderfully multi-faceted wine at a good price from our online shop, our delivery is very fast and your sale is always a guaranteed purchase.
Pinot Blanc is naturally high in acid, which makes it an excellent choice for producing sparkling wine in California, while ice wine is the produced in Canada. The Okanagan Valley, has become well known for high quality, still Pinot Blanc.