This was our House PG FOREVER,,,and we STILL like it. HOWEVER we NOW feel that Mezzacorona has surpassed it in depth, stone fruit minerality and overall drinkabilty. Well received in a pinch,,,but Cavit is no longer the Lead Dog in our house.
fresh, clean, splash, easy everyday wine
Actually 3.75 Stars...
Interestingly, I view this wine completely opposite from the Merchant Review; I didn't find it light or herbal at all, but rather full-flavored reflecting all the fruity tanginess of a Pinot Grigio from northern Italy. Pinot Grigios sometimes can be too sour, but Cavit's tanginess makes this a very nice example. The dominant character is one of tart green apples and sweet pears. This wine also has the legs to pair well with creamy dishes like seafood risotto typical in the Veneto or richer stews from the Trentino.
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