Unique, fleshy, slick.
Another lovely vintage of the Monte del Fra, which hails from Custoza, only 15km from Lake Garda near Verona. It is a very unique blend of Garganega, Trebbiano Toscano, Tocai Friulano, Cortese, Chardonnay-Riesling Italico-Malvasia and Incrocio Manzoni from a vineyard about 45 years old.
This is a definitive food wine that has a golden hue and notes of honey and peach, pineapple and pomelo, beeswax and spring flowers. It's juicy and dry with great concentration, fleshiness and notable complexity. The mouthwatering finish trails lemon oil flavours.
A unique wine I always enjoy reviewing.
Pair: Oysters, sushi, sashimi, white meats and glazed duck.
Good First Impressions, Seafood/Fish, White Meat Chicken/Pork, Italian Food, First Date
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Wine Scores reviewed - 2023-11-14 14:33:40.0