A dashing, youthful pale green robe with dominant hints of green, light green, lime tree foliage, sparkling and crystalline with a nice shimmer and elegant thread-like legs.
A deliciously aromatic expression with the nice fruitiness and youthful freshness of cool moss, white peach, lemongrass, lemon-verbena, pistachio.
On the palate this is a nice reflection of the Classic Riesling grape variety, dashing and dry without being too hard, thirst-quenching, flavoursome, energetic and well-structured with a strong personality combined with a crystalline and full-flavoured finale and that perfect touch of minerality.
This is a wine which is superb now thanks to the purity of its expression but if laid down for five years it will improve through its minerality.
Freshly picked and fermented Frappato grapes are blended with ultra-ripe Nero d'Avola that have dried on the vine to provide a delightful "Appassimento" style red - rich, savoury and a real crowd-pleaser.
Deep ruby red. A rich, expressive bouquet with notes of red-berried fruit, blackberry and blackcurrant with highlights of oak. The palate is rounded, ample and flavourful, displaying remarkable freshness. The harmonious balance of the tannins, which imparts fine aromatic length with a predominantly fruity back-of-palate, is to be savoured. One of the great achievements of the 2017 vintage, a very fine wine that stands out by virtue of its freshness and vibrancy.
One of my favourite white discoveries of last year; crisp, fresh and elegant with classic varietal character and a mouthwatering finish. - Chris Connolly