Reale Colli di Salerno Bianco Aliseo 2019

Reale Colli di Salerno Bianco Aliseo 2019

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Details
Wine Type
White
Variety
Pepella
Variety
Biancolella
Variety
Biancazita
Region
Campania
Producer
Reale
Country
Italy
Appellation
Colli di Salerno
Named after the wind that brings good weather, the ‘Aliseo’ is made of 50% Biancolella, 40% Biancazita (said to be a type of Falanghina), and 10% Pepella. The grapes come from very old vines, planted on their own roots* between 70 and 120 years ago; yields are very low. The wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel to allow the best expression of the fruit, with no malolactic fermentation. Aromas and flavors include flowers, lemon-peel, herbs (including tarragon), and wet stones; the mouthwatering fresh acidity gives a very long finish. This is one of the best southern Italian white wines I have drunk, and there is stiff competition these days. 200 cases produced.