Attems Ribolla Gialla 2019, Venezia, Italy
Selected for our ‘guest’ wine range thanks to it’s quality and character. Attems is a name that encompasses the history of wine in Friuli Venezia Giulia. Indeed there is documentation that confirms ownership of land dedicated to viticulture in Collio by the Attems dynasty dating as far back as 1106. The Attems brand is owned and managed by the Frescobaldi family who have 700 years of history of viticulture in Italy. All of their wines show incredible character and elegance.
This bright straw-yellow wine has a delicate aroma of dandelion, hay and mimosa. The palate is fresh and flavourful with an aftertaste of lime and yellow melon. The variety expresses its great flavour in the firm, saline finish. Ribollo Gialla is a vastly underappreciated variety that packs loads of intensity in a creamy mouth feel with great freshness.
2020 – 2022
Aperitif, light creamy cheeses
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