Tasting Notes                         

89  2008  Santa Barbara  Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi  "Le Vaglie"   4/25/10 ($16)

     13.5% alc
Color: Medium yellow. (3.0) Bouquet: Tart apricot and lime fruit with uplifting acidity and grilled vegetable nuances. (3.0) Body: Solid middleweight with a rich mouthfeel. Has excellent acidity and fruit with a subtle minerality. (3.0) Flavor: Parallels bouquet. (3.0) Finish: Parallels bouquet, but with a little bitterness. Still shows good length. (2.5)
Overall: An interesting Italian white that has the body and elegance of an excellent Chardonnay, but also has a crispness and liveliness to it with tart apricot and lime fruit. A great value that is also very food friendly with its grilled vegetable nuances.(14.5)


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