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Fantinel Friulano Doc Collio Sant'Helena 2018 750ml (750ml)

Price: $24.99

6+ Price: $15.99 / btl

Producer Fantinel
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Varietal Friulano
Vintage 2018
Sku WH2622
Size 750ml

Food-friendly, fresh, and satisfyingly tart, this '18 Friulano frames its crisp orchard fruits with white wildflowers, peppery spices, fresh-pressed herbs, bitter almonds, and lime zest. This wine puts its keen acidity front and center, but lush, creamy fruits provide a compelling counterweight; bitter almonds and sneaky minerality linger on the wine's elegant, delicious finish. Deriving from sandstone-rich, marly soils, this wine both ferments and ages in temperature-controlled stainless steel to retain its aromatic purity.

Fantinel Description

The original Pane Vino & San Daniele has essentially precipitated the launch of an upscale "chain"of sorts, with numerous outposts located in towns throughout northern Italy. These establishments are intended to promote the slow food philosophy and the enjoyment of local products, with an emphasis on the wines of Fantinel and the hams it produces in conjunction with the Testa e Molinaro company. At the time of this writing (August 2008), the locations numbered 20, though expansion plans include international destinations, as well as additional regional outposts. Such an operation, of course, provides a perfect context in which to showcase the extensive portfolio of Fantinel, which operates several distinct labels. However, Fantinel began serving as a foremost ambassador of Friuli shortly into its second decade, undertaking various partnerships dedicated to establishing a recognized place for Friuli on the international scene. In fact, it was one of the first Friulian estates to sell

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