Pinot Gris is a white wine that has a light crisp taste. Gris in French means gray which is named in reference to its distinctive array of colors from orange-pink to pale dusty purple.
Merlot is the second most popular red grape and America. Merlot in French means "The Little Black Bird". The Merlot grape is known for being soft ripe elegant easy drinking red. The grape grows well in warm climates and has a plumbing taste. Americans really love the softness of the fruit on its own and they enjoy its low tannin levels.