Cavit Pinot Grigio Review

Cavit Pinot Grigio

Cavit Pinot Grigio comes from Cavit Wines in Trento, Italy.

The wine is said to be part of the “Cavit Collection” according to Chief Winemaker Anselmo Martini’s statement on the rear bottle label.

While the label still endures, Anselmo Martini retired from Cavit in 2020. He was succeeded by Fabrizio Marunconz, who rose up the ranks at Cavit since joining in 2006 as a technician in the vineyards.

Cavit Pinot Grigio Wine Review

According to the tasting notes, this wine is 100% Pinot Grigio with fruit from the Veneto, Trentino and Fruili areas.

Cavit, themselves, came on the scene in the 1970’s in Northern Italy as one of the first to pioneer the Pinot Grigio varietal.

From the bottle:

This refreshing Pinot Grigio originates in vineyards located at the foothills of Northern Italy’s spectacular Alps, home of some of the world’s finest Pinot Grigio.

Cavit S.C., Italia

Though the bottle recommends chilling this wine, I tasted it at room temperature. I feel I’m able to taste the flavors better when they’re not muted by cold temperatures.

And specifically, I tasted the 2019 vintage of Cavit Pinot Grigio, Delle Venezie.


This particular Pinot Grigio was quite pale in color.

At most, there was a slight brassy hue to it.

I also found it to be surprisingly leggy in the glass.


On the nose, I noted very light aromas of citrus and crisp green apple.

I found the aroma to be pleasant and not overly bold or powerful.

Also, any alcohol taste was barely there.

Cavit Pinot Grigio alcohol content 12% by volume, per the bottle.


I noted the wine’s taste to be a combination of pear plus a bit of grapefruit citrus.

To a lesser extent, I also tasted a tiny bit of green apple. This may have been more of a mouthfeel sensation as I wrote down “An apple juice tingle” while tasting this wine.

While not overly bold in flavor, which is what I’d expect from this varietal, it was certainly enjoyable.


As you again might expect for this varietal, it wasn’t long finishing.

However, its short to medium finish was pleasant with the pear notes carrying through to the end.

Overall Opinion of Cavit Pinot Grigio

For some reason, I always thought Cavit was a “cheap wine” with little appeal. I wasn’t aware of its Italian history and stewardship of this varietal until tasting this wine.

It’s aroma and flavors are certainly straightforward. But with that said, I certainly enjoyed this simple, though crisp and tasty wine.

Given the reasonable price for this imported wine, I think it would make a nice companion to a warm weather backyard picnic. Or even just a simple end of day sipper.

Cavit Pinot Grigio price $11.99.  I picked it up at a nearby wine shop.

Suggested Food Pairing

Here’s what Cavit suggests (and I think sounds tasty!):

A wonderful aperitif and equally splendid with pasta in cream sauces, risottos, veal, chicken and fresh seafood dishes.

Cavit Serving Suggestions

What do you think? Have you tried this wine?


  1. I’ve bought Cavit a few times, but only when my favorite inexpensive Pinot Grigio (Gallo Livingston) for cooking & casual sipping isn’t available. It’s okay, but I find the less expensive Gallo Livingston nicer/smoother for my taste.

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