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Furlani Bianco NV


Synopsis, Our Opinion: An EXCELLNT value Italian Chardonnay.

Producer/Winery: Matteo Furlani; Cantina Furlani; Vigolo Vattaro, Italy.

Grape Variety: Chardonnay.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy.

Vintage: Non Vinatage.

Price: $11.70 (with a 10% mixed case discount)

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

Paired With: Garden salad with grilled chicken and home made croutons.

Tasting:

    Chilled before drinking. Clear, very, very pale wheat straw color with a slight green tint. Light aromas of apple, lemon, quince and wet crushed gravel. Smooth, dusty dry mouthfeel, medium body and a 200-grit texture. Tart quince, apple, melon and dominating mineral flavors. Fresh acidity and a long almost bitter lemon finish that ended with an extended salty-like mineral taste. WOW, a very unusual Chardonnay that had a robust mineral character. It had an alpine look and with its yellow delicious apple taste and soft mouthfeel was both easy drinking and refreshing. We called it an EXCELLENT value Italian Chardonnay.

Matteo Furlani's vineyard near the alpine city of Trento, Italy
Photo from Cantina Furlani.

Comments: Learn more about Cantina Furlani and their wines.

Alcohol Content: 11.5%

Closure: 45mm Reconstructed cork.

UPC Code: Not available.

Imported by: Selection Naturel; Chelsea, Massachusetts.