This is always one of the top Arneis's. It comes from northern Italy where the Giacosa winery is one of the top wineries. Light golden in color. The nose has a nice minerality along with some peaches and a hint of melon. On the palate, the melon is more dominant with underlying minerality. A lovely texture with enough acidity to carry everything. This is delicious, too. It will work better with food although it drinks fine on its own. A nice match for a fruit salad or seafood. This should be consumed in the next five years.
What a delicious white wine. Apparently, this producer was the first 100% Arneis wine back in 1972, but this was my first time trying it. it captured our whole table's attention. Silvery gold in color with some green swirls. The nose has pears along with slight lemons and vanilla cream. With a bit of air, a floral quality emerges. On the palate, this has a great slightly oily texture. Good acidity. There is a an underlying minerality with some pear fruit. Clean finish. This probably will last five to seven years, but its best drinking is in the next couple of years to enjoy its fr
Light silvery gold in color. The nose is nice with great minerality. Also some pears. On the palate, this is slightly oily. Nice undertones of minerals. Some apple/pear. Good acidity. Nice finish. This would work with a wide variety of lighter to medium foods. Drinks surprisingly well on its own too. A bit pricey for an Arneis but this is one of the better ones. $30 retail.