99 Points and Best Italian White Wine: Luca Maroni: 2021 Annual Italian Wine Awards: Beautifully balanced, the rounded palate is beautifully styled and will be enjoyed by many chardonnay drinkers.
99 Points & Best Italian White Wine:
Luca Maroni Annuario Italiani Awards 2021
Hi Folks, Happy New Year! We're back and so is our No.1 selling Italian White wine of all time, the EDDA! But before I re-acquaint you with this gorgeous wine, I'll make mention of our number #1 selling wine of 2021, Masso Antico Salento Primitivo . I name drop this because it also received 99 Points from Luca Maroni. His palate is aligned to the classical drinkers and I believe the wine we have today is evolving to become the next Masso Antico. So, let's delve deeper into the San Marzano Edda Bianco 2020, the 99 Point Italian White Wine of the Year.
Old school Chardonnay lovers this is what you've been waiting for! This is a blend of 80% Chardonnay, 15% Moscatello Selvatico, 5% Fiano. With unique fully-ripened peach and floral aromatics, which are interwoven with delightful hints of freshly squeezed lime, mint and herbal complexity. It spent 4 months in oak, which is just enough to give it that old world charm without the harshness so many producers released in the 80's. It's fantastic and here's Luca Maroni glowing review:
''Wines like this seemed like mirages up to ten years ago. Simple, marvellous fruit: now Mediterranean, now tropical, now temperate, now rich in essences, while the same grapes seem especially sappy and fully ripe. No defects or oxidised hints that alter its limpidity and expressive integrity. With the sweetness of the fruit that releases oak's mint, with the candour of icing and jasmine. With a touch of pulpy viscous density, a palatial balance of absolute roundness and yet of an innervating gustatory acidity. A wine of maximum analytical and sensorial value that, like the rainbow, in a crystalline way, spreads its wonderful wheel of aromas. Chapeau.'' 99 POINTS. LUCA MARONI
This is the first shipment of 2020 to arrive in Australia of this vintage and stocks are limited. If you're interested, don't delay. This is a great buying opportunity. It's been rated the best white wine in Italy, it's accessibly priced and is ready to entice first timers and faithful devotee's of Italy's flagship White.