Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Fantinel La Roncaia Eclisse Bianco Cuvee di Alta 2012 91 Points

First impression blind it has a nose of Passito, a combination of aromatic notes and straw dried grapes, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Picolit, grown on hilly vineyards between Tarcento and Attimis, intense, fruity, juicy with bright acid, great pairings options,  available through Adriatic Shippings.

Alcohol: moderate plus | 13.5% abv

Origin: Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC | Italy

Notes: lychee | passion fruit | citrus | rose

Ideal drinking occasions:  BBQ with friends

Serve with: grilled rabbit sausage infused with rosemary and peppercorn

Drink: now until 2016