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2018 De Sanctis Lazio Bianco Amacos

2018 De Sanctis Lazio Bianco Amacos

Organic
93 Points John Caro
2018 De Sanctis Lazio Bianco Amacos
93 Points John Caro

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An expressive and alluring white from the ancient region of Lazio, near Rome. This wine is certified organic and sourced from some of their best vines, which offer a full flavoured and textured white of harmony and character. This truly boutique and special white is a must-try for Italian lovers.

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$39.99 in mixed 6+ or $44.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

90% Malvasia di Candia,10% Trebbiano Toscano

Its Origins

The farm De Sanctis is only 15 km from Rome, in the green countryside of the Frascati DOC wine scene, the area of the ancient lake Regillo in Lazio. The vineyards of Malvasia, Malvasia di Candia, Trebbiano, Bombino and Cabernet Francare are farmed with organic farming methods, respecting the cycles of nature.

What The Critics Say

93/100 Vinous, Ian D'Agata (2017 vintage)

"Golden-tinged straw color. Pure, fresh aromas of pear, apple, citrus skin and anise. Juicy, spicy and precise, with brisk flavors of pear, peach, lime and herbs. Quite sappy and delicious in the mouth with vibrant acidity nicely extending the rich flavors on the long back end. Finishes with lovely cut and length and a late hint of candied sweetness. This was part barrel-fermented, part stainless steel-fermented. This wine was once called Frascati Superiore Riserva but the estate found they were unable to ask higher prices for it given the poor reputation of the Frascati Riserva monicker, so it was decided to release it as a Lazio Bianco. It’s a blend of Malvasia del Lazio (80%) and Bombino Bianco (20%) made from certified organic grapes that ages six months in twice and thrice used small oak barrels."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Lazio

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2020 - 2025

This Wine Goes Well With

with ASIAN FOOD
with FISH
with SEAFOOD

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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