2013 Venissa Vino Bianco

White Blend

  • Italy
  • Delle Venezie
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  • JJYoyo Likes this wine: 93 points

    December 7, 2019 - Deep gold color, a startling color that is not the same as the orange of some old Sauternes or the deep gold yellow of aged white burgundy. Really remarkable. Nose has a ripe peach, honey, sweet honeysuckle, lanolin- something preparing you for a sweet wine like a baumes de venise or something. Yet the taste comes as a bit of a shock: high salinity and minerality along with restrained notes of grapefruit, raisins, almonds, with a touch of honey at...the finish. Having tried the 2011 and 2012 , I can see that this is the first bottle I have tasted where I feel I can see what the winemakers are really trying to do, and also the first time I think I can trust them when they say this is a wine appropriate for aging. I might be wrong about that, but I have a bottle each left of the ‘12 and 13 and intend to treat them like a great white Rhône and see what happens.....
    Score 93+? Relative to expectations: +

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type White
  • Producer Venissa
  • Varietal White Blend
  • Designation Vino Bianco
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Italy
  • Region Italy
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Delle Venezie

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (12%)
  • In Cellars 28 (85%)
  • Consumed 1 (3%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Fish, Fish Courses, Grilled Fish, Risotto, Seafood, White Meat

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