Fontana Candida Luna Mater Frascati Superiore DOCG 2015
Appellation Frascati Superiore DOCG
Varietal White Blend
Retail Price $10
Score 4.5 Stars/94 points
In the Glass
Brilliant, medium straw color.
The nose is moderately intense offering scents of green melon, pear, quince, citrus and zest with supporting notes of spring flowers, and kiwi.
The palate confirms the nose delivering a green fruit-driven core with flavors of gooseberry. The finish is is crisp with subtle mineral and citrus accents.
Intensity & Texture
Medium-bodied and perfectly balanced with a vibrant texture.
Nothing is more cool than Frascati getting a much needed update joining the noble white wines of Central Italy.
For less than $10 you can enjoy a terrific white with style and panache.
Fontana Candida, the most renowned winery in Frascati and one of the oldest, is led by winemaker Mauro Merz, who many years ago fell in love with the Frascati region, making it his mission to bring it back to its full past glory.
How to Enjoy
Serve chilled and sip as an aperitif or enjoy with fish and vegetable first courses.