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Gris de gris

French term for a rosé wine made from red berry grapes, pressed almost white without maceration. It is a special form of the Vin gris. The name means "grey from grey", but grey has the meaning of white or light. It is not made from red wine grapes (which would actually be mandatory for a rosé), but from grape varieties with the Gris part of the name, for example Cinsaut Gris, Mourvèdre Gris(Monastrell) and Grenache Gris(Garnacha Roja), which are lighter varieties of the blueberry varieties. The skins contain small amounts of anthocyanins (colouring agents) which give the wines a more or less pronounced reddish colour. It is also blended from several varieties; a specific cuvée is not prescribed. In Italy (Veneto) such a wine made from Pinot Grigio(Pinot Gris) is called "Ramato" (copper-coloured).

Complete lists of the numerous vinification measures or cellar techniques, as well as the various types of wine, sparkling wine and distillate regulated by wine law are included under the heading vinification. Comprehensive information on wine law can be found under the keyword wine law.

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