Colonnara CUPRESE Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi 2002

White Wine from Italy

Price: $16.99
Item No. 74825

Winemaker's Notes

Made from 100% Verdicchio produced in the more suitable classical vineyards. This wine is fresh and fruity when young and has great ageing potential; in our cellars we have the first vintage, 1985, which is still excellent. Straw yellow with greenish reflections tending towards gold when mature. The bouquet exhibits an intense and lingering fruity character with hints of golden apple, pineapple, golden plum, almond and elegant floral notes of acacia and gorse. Dry, supple, fresh, flavorful, full-bodied, balanced and refined on the palate, with lingering, flavors of delicately bitter, exotic dried fruits.

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