Fontana Candida Santa Teresa Frascati Superiore DOCG 2014

The Data

Country   Italy

Appellation   Frascati Superiore DOCG

Varietal   White Blend

Retail Price   $9

ABV   13.5%

In the Glass

Appearance

Brilliant, medium straw color.

Aromatics

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

Flavor

The palate confirms the nose delivering a green fruit-driven core with flavors of green melon. The finish is is crisp with soft citrus notes.

Intensity & Texture

Medium-bodied and perfectly balanced with a lean texure.

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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