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Antinori Castello della Sala Conte della Vipera, 2019

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Soft yet full-bodied and great value Italian white

Shimmers brightly with light straw yellow and green, flinty hues. Full-bodied, crisp and well-balanced with rich aromatics and a persistent finish. On the nose, tropical flavours of peach, grapefruit and pineapple mix with subtle floral notes of elderflower. Vibrant and savory on the palate with nuances of lemon peel, ginger, figs and a wet-stone minerality

  • 91 Pointsts, Falstaff
  • Blend of Sémillion (20%) & Sauvignon Blanc (80%)

Food Pairing: Ideal complement for starters, pasta and risotto with fish. Light meat and vegetable dishes especially poultry or rabbit. Suitable for young cheeses.

Cellaring: 2022-2024

 

STORY BEHIND THIS WINE

Spanning a scarcely believable 26 generations and 6 centuries, the Antinori family have been synonymous with high quality winemaking in Central Italy and beyond. While their historical home base of Tuscany is famous for red wines, these ever-innovative and progressive winemakers purchased the Castello della Sala estate back in 1940 with the specific aim of producing top quality white wines. The Conte della Vipera’s first vintage was back in 1997 and is yet another success story from this powerhouse of Italian wine.

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