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Bellini Vernaccia Di San Gimignano 2012 [0 89806 01253 0]


Recommendation: An OK Vernaccia at a low price.

Winery/Producer: Cantine Fratelli Bellini; Chianti, Italy

Grape Variety: Vernaccia

Geographic Region, Appellation: Vernaccia di San Gimignano; Tuscany, Italy

Vintage: 2012

Price: $8.79 (with a 20% discount coupon)

Purchased From: Total Wine; Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Paired With: Grilled salmon, baked potato and peas.

Tasting:

    He said: Served chilled. Medium to dark oat straw color. Ripe apple and slight floral aromas. Over ripe apple with hints of peach in the taste; a tart (very slightly bitter), dry, creamy finish. Not your everyday Italian white wine. I especially liked the finish for its limey mineral notes. This is not nearly as good a Vernaccia as the Montenidoli Carato Vernaccia Di San Gimignano that we have had a couple of times in the past; however, it’s OK and has a very low price…so it gets a recommended rating from me.

    She said:

    Comments:

Alcohol: 12.5%

Bar code: 0 89806 01253 0