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Fattoria Corzano, Il Corzanello, Toscana, Bianco 2012 [8 58162 00476 0]


Recommendation: FRESH and DELICIOUS Italian white at a bargain price.

Winery/Producer: Fattoria Corzano e Paterno, Italy.

Grape Variety: Blend: 30% Chardonnay, 30% Trebbiano and Malvasia, 20% Petit manseng, 10% Semillon, 10% Sauvignon Blanc.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Tuscany, Italy.

Vintage: 2012

Price: $14.40

Purchased From: The Caviste wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Paired With: Chicken, pasta with pesto, artichoke cooked with lemon juice, olive oil and Old Bay seasoning.

Tasting:

    He said: Served chilled. Crystal clear with a very pale greenish color. Ripe fruit aromas with hints of ripe Osage orange. Intense dusty mineral and citrus taste that has a wonderful crisp freshness in the lingering finish. In a word, this was OUTSTANDING!!! Layers of delicious tastes and a WONDERFUL fresh finish. This easily goes into our Quality wine at a Bargain price category…in spades!!!

    She said: The prospect of an artichoke for dinner prompted me to request a white wine and Ray chose this one. What a great pick if your having an artichoke for dinner and even if your not. This is one great easy drinking wine! Light, refreshing, and fruity with a tad of mineral. It is as good as drinking fresh spring water on a hot day. With a long finish it delights the pallet from start to end. it was delicious with the artichoke and equally good with the grilled chicken and pasta in pesto sauce. It’s a Quality wine at a bargain price.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 13%