Cristo di Campobello C'D'C' Bianco 2010

White Blends from Sicily, Italy

Price: $19.99
Item No. 120210
  • WE87
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Aromas of yellow flowers, white melon. Well-balanced palate, with good acidity and a soft texture. Fresh, intense fruit and citrus fruit flavors, with notes of sweet spices and Mediterranean herbs on the finish.

Critical Acclaim

"A Sicilian blend of Chardonnay, Insolia, Catarratto and Grillo, this beautifully luminous white wine opens with bright aromas of white flower, honeysuckle and exotic fruit. It has a lean, compact mouthfeel that would pair with salty or fried appetizers."
87 Points

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(12/31/2012)
Delicious!!! Waiting on new vintage to arrive for purchase
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Learn About Cristo di Campobello Map ItMap It

In Baglio del Cristo di Campobello: thirty hectares of vineyards of the land of the Sicily of Agrigento; a one and only organism of ten micro-areas, a unified possession of fifty hectares of land at Campobello di Licata. A deep terrain, limestone and chalk, on hills ranging from 230 to 270 meters above sea-level and at 8,000 meters from the coast.

Some 5,000 vines per hectare: all patriarchal firstborn of our Motherland, each and every one hand-harvested into small crates. High lineage of Agrigento, day after day, nurtured.

Spiritual morphology.

Learn About Sicily

(SIH-sih-lee) Sicily makes a lot o' wine. From Marsala, the sweet, fortified wine of the region, to up-and-coming Nero d'Avola, this hot and hilly region is diverse. Sicily was at one time more quantity focused than quality, and while it's still producing a great deal of wine, the quality coming out is much better. With poor soil (great for grapes), warm sunshine, little...

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Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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