Fontana Candida Luna Mater Frascati Superiore DOCG 2015

The Data

Country   Italy

Appellation   Frascati Superiore DOCG

Varietal   White Blend

Retail Price   $10

ABV   14.5%

In the Glass

Appearance

Brilliant, medium straw color.

Aromatics

The nose is moderately intense offering scents of green melon, pear, quince, citrus and zest with supporting notes of spring flowers, and kiwi.

Flavor

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.

Cool Factor

A

Nothing is more cool than Frascati getting a much needed update joining the noble white wines of Central Italy.

Value Grade

A

For less than $10 you can enjoy a terrific white with style and panache.

Analysis

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.

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