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Cervaro Della Sala Chardonnay IGT Umbria Antinori 2015

External Review by WineExpress.com:

Antinori's Castello della Sala estate in Umbria boasts high altitude vineyards between 660-1325 feet above sea level on soils derived from sedimentary marine fossils mingled with clay stratas. Cervaro della Sala, the "flagship" wine of the estate, has earned important recognition and countless admirers. It is the only Italian wine to receive Gambero Rosso's Tre Bicchieri Award every vintage it's been produced! It is a blend of Chardonnay and Grechetto grapes, fermented and aged for five months in French oak barriques. It then matures in the bottles for about 10 months in the Medieval cellars of the Castle. James Suckling scored it 95 points saying "Intense aromas of crushed lime and lemon as well as mineral and flint follow through to a medium body, ultra-precise acid and fruit balance. Long and linear finish. Just a hint of vanilla and cream. Give it a year or two to develop in the bottle but already a beauty."

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External Reviews for Cervaro Della Sala Chardonnay IGT Umbria Antinori

External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
11/13/2017

Antinori's Castello della Sala estate in Umbria boasts high altitude vineyards between 660-1325 feet above sea level on soils derived from sedimentary marine fossils mingled with clay stratas. Cervaro della Sala, the "flagship" wine of the estate, has earned important recognition and countless admirers. It is the only Italian wine to receive Gambero Rosso's Tre Bicchieri Award every vintage it's been produced! It is a blend of Chardonnay and Grechetto grapes, fermented and aged for five months in French oak barriques. It then matures in the bottles for about 10 months in the Medieval cellars of the Castle. James Suckling scored it 95 points saying "Intense aromas of crushed lime and lemon as well as mineral and flint follow through to a medium body, ultra-precise acid and fruit balance. Long and linear finish. Just a hint of vanilla and cream. Give it a year or two to develop in the bottle but already a beauty."


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
Vintage: 2014 04/15/2017

Antinori's Castello della Sala estate in Umbria boasts high altitude vineyards between 660-1325 feet above sea level on soils derived from sedimentary marine fossils mingled with clay stratas. Cervaro della Sala, the "flagship" wine of the estate, has earned important recognition and countless admirers. It is the only Italian wine to receive Gambero Rosso's Tre Bicchieri Award every vintage it's been produced! It is a blend of Chardonnay and Grechetto grapes, fermented and aged for five months in French oak barriques. It then matures in the bottles for about 10 months in the Medieval cellars of the Castle. James Suckling scored it 96 points saying "This is the full-treatment white from Italy and it always delivers. Aromas of cooked apples, cream, hints of toasted oak and peaches. Full body, bright acidity and tangy fresh fruit. Hints of yogurt and wood. Complex and truly great. Love the backbone of acidity that gives lovely form."


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
Vintage: 2013 03/12/2015

Antinori's Castello ella Sala estate in Umbria boasts high altitude vineyards bteween 660-1325 feet above sea level on soils derived from sedimentary marine fossils mingled clay stratas. This wine Cervaro della Sala, the “flagship” wine of the estate, has earned important recognition and countless admirers. It is a blend of Chardonnay and Grechetto grapes, fermented and aged for five months in French oak barriques. It then matures in the bottles for about 10 months in the Medieval cellars of the Castle. James Suckling scored it 95 points saying "This is one of Italy's great white wines, with aromas and flavors of apple pie, cream tart and lemon-lime. Full body with a dense palate and bright acidity. It goes on for minutes. Solid structure. This chardonnay and grechetto blend improves with age like the best of Burgundy: drink or hold."


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
Vintage: 2012 03/23/2016

Antinori's Castello ella Sala estate in Umbria boasts high altitude vineyards bteween 660-1325 feet above sea level on soils derived from sedimentary marine fossils mingled clay stratas. This wine Cervaro della Sala, the “flagship” wine of the estate, has earned important recognition and countless admirers. It ois the only Italian wine to receive Gambero Rosso's Tre Bicchieri Award every vintage it's been produced! It is a blend of Chardonnay and Grechetto grapes, fermented and aged for five months in French oak barriques. It then matures in the bottles for about 10 months in the Medieval cellars of the Castle. James Suckling scored it 96 points saying "Extremely rich and attractive aromas of cooked apple, toasted oak, meringue and yogurt. Full-bodied, rich and round with a fabulous balance between acidity, toasted oak, coconut and dried fruit. Lovely apple tart and custard pie. A blend of chardonnay and grechetto. This is so beautiful now. Drink or hold."


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
Vintage: 2011 05/19/2015

Antinori's Castello ella Sala estate in Umbria boasts high altitude vineyards bteween 660-1325 feet above sea level on soils derived from sedimentary marine fossils mingled clay stratas. This wine Cervaro della Sala, the “flagship” wine of the estate, has earned important recognition and countless admirers. It ois the only Italian wine to receive Gambero Rosso's Tre Bicchieri Award every vintage it's been produced! It is a blend of Chardonnay and Grechetto grapes, fermented and aged for five months in French oak barriques. It then matures in the bottles for about 10 months in the Medieval cellars of the Castle. Wine Advocate scored it 94+ and James Suckling scored it 95 points saying "This is one of Italy's great white wines, with aromas and flavors of apple pie, cream tart and lemon-lime. Full body with a dense palate and bright acidity. It goes on for minutes. Solid structure. This chardonnay and grechetto blend improves with age like the best of Burgundy: drink or hold."



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