||borgogna grigio e rulander in Italia; pinot burton, pinot beurot, tokay d'Alsace, malvoise, gris cordelier, fauvet, auvernat gris, petit gris in Francia; grauer burgunder, tokayer in Germania e Svizzera.
||Middle of September.
||It is widespread especially in the regions of Triveneto.
||Grape Pinot Grain is probably a genetic mutation of the Black Pinot. The introduction to Italy is due to a Piedmontese producer who started cultivating in Avenida and Cuneo around 1820. Like the white pinot, also the pinot gray originates from the geminar mutation of the pinot black, to which it is genetically close.
||Leaf: small, cordiform, trilobata, with open petiole breast V; Lateral veins above V, lateral lateral ribs just below V; Corner at the top of the dull terminal lobe; Folded flap, with revolving edges, bulging surface; Upper page of green-dark, shiny; Bottom page just pubescent, light green; Protruding ribs, green and slightly pink at the base on the top, green on the bottom; Those of 1st and 2nd order protruding; Little pronounced teeth, convex margins, broad-based.
Bunch: small, short (about 13 cm), squat, cylindrical, often winged, slightly compact; Short peduncle, large, woody to the 1st branch; Short pedicels, thin, green; Evident searches, green; Medium, yellowish brush.
Acino: small, slightly elliptical, regular; Pruinous peel, gray-violet color, irregular, medium thick, consistent with persistent navel; Juicy pulp, soft; Neutral flavor, sweet.
||From the pinot gray you get a straw-yellow wine with golden reflections or rosé onion skin, depending on the winemaking system used. The scent is intense and fruity, sometimes delicately floral, with a taste with clear notes of freshness and alcoholicity, good softness and texture, which make it suitable for sparkling.
||Resistance to diseases and other adversities: normal to mildew and oesophageal disease; Sensitive to grape rotting.