A tasty treat mid-week while the weather goes wild and we all hide inside…
A: pale straw in the glass
N: perfumed and rather attractively inviting – white flowers, bit of flint, yellow stone fruits (peaches, apricot) and some pear skins.
P: a welcoming drink, even after one sip. All yellow stone fruit and texture, like you want to chew it and feel it. There’s a bite and a prickle from the racy acidity, which leaves you wanting more. Not a bad drop for a uneventful Monday night. Though probably this needs some company, an outdoor table on a terrace and some laughs to really do it justice.
Roero, Piedmont, Italy | 13% alc | $AUD30
Grape Variety: Arneis – one of those peskily delicious grape varieties that can make delicious wines that are somewhat crispy fresh, mellow and sometimes forgettable but in the moment totally enjoyable. This was a great example of a easy drinking, more-ish and not so forgettable wine. Native to Italy, it takes a good producer to have the patience and the know how to bring out the best. Not unlike another variety that comes from around the hills of Piedmont.