'A Vita Bianco Leuko 2020 750ml

size
750ml
country
Italy
region
Calabria
VM
90
VM
90
Rated 90 by Vinous Media
The 2020 Bianco Leukò is a golden peach color in the glass. The delicate bouquet shows dried apricots with hints of grapefruit rind, dusty yellow flowers and raw almond. Its textures are weighty, almost-glycerol-like in feel; yet balance is maintained through mineral-tinged acids, sour citrus and tart orchard fruits. This leaves the palate dry yet coated in a residual display of all the fruits and florals found within, along with a nuance of honeyed apples and spice that lingers long. What a fun wine. The Leukò is a blend of 70% Greco Bianco and 30% Gaglioppo that co-ferments spontaneously and then spends nine months refining on the lees. ... More details
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'A Vita Bianco Leuko 2020 750ml

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VM
90
VM
90
Rated 90 by Vinous Media
The 2020 Bianco Leukò is a golden peach color in the glass. The delicate bouquet shows dried apricots with hints of grapefruit rind, dusty yellow flowers and raw almond. Its textures are weighty, almost-glycerol-like in feel; yet balance is maintained through mineral-tinged acids, sour citrus and tart orchard fruits. This leaves the palate dry yet coated in a residual display of all the fruits and florals found within, along with a nuance of honeyed apples and spice that lingers long. What a fun wine. The Leukò is a blend of 70% Greco Bianco and 30% Gaglioppo that co-ferments spontaneously and then spends nine months refining on the lees.
Winery
From the vineyard Frassà, at only 10m above sea level. A blend of 70% Greco Bianco and 30% Gaglioppo. The Greco Bianco is macerated for a few hours and the Gaglioppo is vinified white after direct pressing. The co-fermentation occurs spontaneously in stainless steel and aging lasts 8 months in tank on the lees. The wine is lightly filtered and lightly sulfured before bottling.
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size
750ml
country
Italy
region
Calabria
Overview
Rated 90 - The 2020 Bianco Leukò is a golden peach color in the glass. The delicate bouquet shows dried apricots with hints of grapefruit rind, dusty yellow flowers and raw almond. Its textures are weighty, almost-glycerol-like in feel; yet balance is maintained through mineral-tinged acids, sour citrus and tart orchard fruits. This leaves the palate dry yet coated in a residual display of all the fruits and florals found within, along with a nuance of honeyed apples and spice that lingers long. What a fun wine. The Leukò is a blend of 70% Greco Bianco and 30% Gaglioppo that co-ferments spontaneously and then spends nine months refining on the lees.
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Country: Italy

For several decades in the mid to late twentieth century, Italy's reputation for quality wines took a fairly serious blow. This was brought about partly due to lack of regulation in certain regions, and too much regulation in others. This led to several wineries in the beautiful and highly fertile region of Tuscany making the bold move to work outside of the law, which they saw as responsible for the drop in quality in Tuscan wines. They believed that they had the expertise and the generations of experience necessary with which to make truly excellent, world class wines, and set about doing just that. These 'Super Tuscans', as they came to be known, quickly inspired the rest of Italy to improve their produce, and now, Italian wine producers in the twenty-first century are widely recognised to be amongst the best in the world. Regulation and law began to change, and wine drinkers across the globe woke up to the outstanding wines coming out of Italy, which are continuing to improve and impress to this day.
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For several decades in the mid to late twentieth century, Italy's reputation for quality wines took a fairly serious blow. This was brought about partly due to lack of regulation in certain regions, and too much regulation in others. This led to several wineries in the beautiful and highly fertile region of Tuscany making the bold move to work outside of the law, which they saw as responsible for the drop in quality in Tuscan wines. They believed that they had the expertise and the generations of experience necessary with which to make truly excellent, world class wines, and set about doing just that. These 'Super Tuscans', as they came to be known, quickly inspired the rest of Italy to improve their produce, and now, Italian wine producers in the twenty-first century are widely recognised to be amongst the best in the world. Regulation and law began to change, and wine drinkers across the globe woke up to the outstanding wines coming out of Italy, which are continuing to improve and impress to this day.