90 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2011
($40) Good pale straw color. Subtly complex aromas of pear, melon, mint and sage, with a lightly tropical quality. Dry and mineral-driven on the palate, but the ripe fruit flavors possess terrific depth and weight. Finishes with vivid notes of apricot and anise and very good length.
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry
Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap
and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern
style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines;
sweet wines and dessert wines.
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