Vicentini 2005 "Terre Lunghe" Soave ($13.99)
Clear pale gold, bright glints against the light. Fresh tropical fruit, fig, date and pineapple aromas, more subtle than in-your-face but very pleasant. On the palate it's more about citrus, tangy but not tart, Meyer lemon and a streak of stony minerality that turns into a pleasant peach-pit bitter note in the finish. Complex and interesting, will reset your attitude if you think of Soave as a simple and one-dimensional white. US Importer: John Given Wines Co., Manhasset, N.Y. (Mar 5, 2008)

FOOD MATCH: A versatile white-wine match with poultry, pork or fish, it was fine with a simple turkey stew.



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