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Mary J. Blige launches sun goddess wine range



According to the drinks business

Produced in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Blige’s Sun Goddess range is formed of a Friuli DOC Pinot Grigio Ramato and a Friuli DOC Sauvignon Blanc.

A longtime lover of Pinot Grigio, it was Blige’s idea to produce a rosé from the grape by leaving it in contact with its skins during maceration.

Meaning ‘copper’ in Italian, ramato wines get their peachy hue from Pinot Grigio’s pigmented skins. The Pinot Grigio grapes are left in contact with their rose-tinted skins during an extended maceration process, leading to copper coloured wines.

Read more at source:  the drinks business

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