Italian White Wines
101 Cortese di Gavi PIO CESARE
Made using 100% Cortese grapes harvested from a limited number of hilly vineyards in the area of Gavi. The grapes are soft pressed, using temperature-controlled fermentation, to enhance development of aromas and fresh and fruity characteristics. The bouquet is intense and ethereal, reminiscent of ripe fruit, green apples and moss. The palate is full and flavorsome, yet soft, with a daring hint of green fruit.
Prics: $ 45
102 Principessa Gavia GAVI
100% Cortese Gavi D.O.C.G. Considered the premier dry white wine of Italy, Principessa Gavia compares favorably with the world’s noble wines. Superlative with a distinct personality, Principessa is fruity and crisp with a gentle acidity and balanced finish. An ideal accompaniment with all shellfish, it also marries well with fish, veal and grilled chicken.
Prics: $ 55
103 Fiano di Avellino FEUDI S. GREGORIO
100% Fiano di Avellino. Naturally aromatic white varietals, Fiano was once referred to as Apiano by the ancient Romans for its attraction to bees. Feudi di san Gregorio, a modern expression of a centuries-old tradition and dedication to the land, is Campania’s premier winemaking estate. Grapes are harvested by hand during the first half of October. Lovely bouquet of fresh peach and ripe pear, with floral and mineral notes. Gains further complexity after one year in the bottle, developing notes of hazelnut, resin and honey. Medium-bodied, round dry and elegant. Enjoy with chicken entrées, fish and grilled vegetables.
Prics: $ 50
104 Greco di Tufo dei FEUDI S. GREGORIO
100% Greco di Tufo. Delicate scents of ripe apricots, apples, fern and mint. Harmonious, with a lively acidity and a long, fruity finish. Ideal with fish dishes, pastas and risottos.
Prics: $ 55
105 Pinot Grigio LUNGAROTTI
A typically northern varietals, has adapted very well to the Umbrian weather and soil. Yellow with greenish reflections and intense nose with notes of wild mint, hay and pistachio. Dry, with good acidity and well balanced body. Intense, elegant finish.. Accompaniment: excellent aperitif yet perfect with all fish dishes, salads, and pastas.
Prics: $ 40
From Trentino Alto Adige
106 Pinot Grigio SANTA MARGHERITA
In 1961, the Santa Margherita oenologist decided to try the white vinification technique used for the production of French Champagne on the best Pinot Grigio grapes from Trentino-Alto Adige. The clean, intense aroma and dry flavor with pleasant golden apple aftertaste make Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio a wine of great character and versatility. Excellent as an aperitif, ideal accompaniment to seafood salads and fish- and shellfish-based pasta and rice courses. Perfect with white meats and boiled or grilled fish and with souffles.
Prics: $ 48
107 Vermentino “La Cala” SELLA & MOSCA
100% Vermentino. A favorite of the jet set at Sardinia’s chic resorts, La Cala is the ultimate definition of the Vermentino grape. Few wines rival La Cala for its exceptional affinity with seafood, thank to the very subtle presence of a natural marine salinity in the wine. Elegant and supple, this single-vineyard wine couples fullness of flavor with an underlying acidity. Vermentino wines are a versatile match for a wide array of appetizers and entrées, especially shellfish and seafood dishes.
Prics: $ 30
108 Vermentino di Sardegna ARGIOLAS
Light straw yellow in color with greenish tints, Is Argiolas offers a complex bouquet of tropical fruits, pineapple and honey. Lively, mineral and fresh on the palate with a well-pronounced, delicate yet intense structure and a zesty acidity. Excellent with clams, oysters, shellfish and white meats.
Prics: $ 35