What does this wine taste like?
|Deep yellow / Quite opaque|
|Agrumi canditi / Multi-flower honey / Meringa / Dried fruit and nuts / Frutta tropicale / Burro fuso|
|Warm / Enveloping / Sapido / Structured / Persistent|
Drinking and storing
Cous-cous / Oysters / Vellutata di ceci con scampi / Smoked fish
Ratings and awards
Lovely rich Chardonnay
I am delighted to have been able to get this delightful wine in the UK. I discovered it in Italy and within a week I had a case of it delivered. It does need to be properly chilled and the first bottle I opened was not as good as the second. I just hope it gets better. If you are buying it in the UK, watch out for delivery and exchange costs!!
Fruity well balanced
It’s very fruity (peach and apple), intense, very well balanced, one of the best Chardonnay I tasted recently. Easy to drink with or without food. I definitely recommend it.
Very good Chardonnay
Golden yellow with lively green glints. Rich and intense. Aromas of peach, golden apple, white figs, vanilla cream, and meringue mingle with overtones of hazelnut and honey
One of my favorite Chardonnays. Nice and fat with quite a lot of oak as well. Haven't tried many like it - although they are probably out there somewhere
Good, if you like modern style
Quite oaky and very ripe, acidity keeps it in balance though. Lots of orchard and tropical fruit. Good stuff if you like modern/new world style Chard.
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