Tasca d’Almerita – Leone d’Almerita

R300.00

Named after Tasca d’Almerita’s coat of arms, Leone is a superbly crafted blend of Catarratto, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, and Gewurztraminer. Leone offers aromas of pink grapefruit, orange blossom, white peach, and pineapple. On the palate, it is fruit-forward and rich with good acidity and a pleasant finish.

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Description

Named after Tasca d’Almerita’s coat of arms, Leone is a superbly crafted blend of Catarratto, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, and Gewurztraminer. To preserve its fresh and fruit-forward character, the grapes are cool-fermented in stainless steel.

TASTING NOTES

Bright lemon-green in color, Leone offers aromas of pink grapefruit, orange blossom, white peach, and pineapple. On the palate, it is fruit-forward and rich with good acidity and a pleasant finish.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Pair this wine with calamari fritti, roasted vegetables, roasted chicken.

AGING POTENTIAL

To be enjoyed within 5-6 years.

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Additional information

Wine Region

Sicilia / Sicily

Wine Estate

Tasca d'Almerita

Wine Cultivar

Catarratto, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc

Appellation

Sicilia IGT

Vintage

2018

Food Pairing

Fish – Fried, Tempura, Vegetables, White Meats – Poultry/Rabbit/Turkey

Size

750 ml

Wine Style

Elegant, Light-Bodied

Suggested for

Classic Wines