Drinking with friends I - White night

Riccione

Tasted June 23, 2020 by quaglia with 39 views

Introduction

Nice tasting with some friend on theme whites.

Flight 1 (6 notes)

White
2018 Cantina Aldeno Solaris Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT Italy, Trentino-Alto Adige, Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT
83 points
Golden yellow.
Not very impressive at nose, with herbs, yellow kiwi and mineral hints.
Clean, well balanced at taste, with a good body and a gooseberry note. High minerality and good acidity. Persistent.
White
2007 Fattoria Mancini Colli Pesaresi Impero Italy, Marche, Colli Pesaresi
85 points
Pure gold.
Intense nose, with plenty of wood, vanilla and safran, but also balsamic hints.
Great structure at taste, with acidity and high minerality, but wood and alcohol impact is too strong. Closing on candy pineapple notes.
White
2015 Thomas Niedermayr T.N. 99 Sonnrain Italy, Trentino-Alto Adige, Alto Adige, Alto Adige - Südtirol
87 points
Golden yellow.
Intense nose: Fumè, hydrocarbon and Orange zest, with a balsamic background.
Dry, with an overwhelming minerality and a full body. Alcohol a bit too strong (14°).
This is a PIWI cuvée, Solaris blend.
White
2018 Doro Princic Malvasia Collio Italy, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Collio
85 points
Bright straw yellow.
Fine nose, balsamic and citrine, with a mineral background.
Refreshing, yet structured, sip, with a nice acidity and minerality; overall well balanced, with a good fruit. Persistent.
Ais 2020: >91
White
2017 Consorzio vini Caluso Erbaluce Italy, Piedmont, Northern Piedmont, Erbaluce di Caluso
85 points
Light straw yellow.
Shy nose, with some sage and white fruits, pear.
Very nice tasting, full mouth, well balanced, with a ripe fruit and a gypsum vein at closing.
White
2011 Terre di Fiume Colli di Rimini Rebola Ferianus Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Colli di Rimini DOC
87 points
Gold yellow.
Intense nose, complex, with cooked apples, apricots and distinctive pastry notes.
Acidity a bit fading at taste, but good minerality and structure. Some lactic notes.
Ais Rom: 80/85 2015

Closing

My first time with PIWI wines. The Niedermayr cuvée was too intense for me, but the Aldeno was a pleasent discover. Undervalued Rebola variety confirm to be a high class white, with great aging potential.

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