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Terlano (Cantina) - Terlano Pinot Bianco Vorberg Riserva 2020 750ml (750ml)

Price: $57.99

6+ Price: $49.99 / btl

Producer Terlano (Cantina)
Country Italy
Region Trentino-Alto Adige
Varietal Pinot Bianco
Vintage 2020
Sku WH2722
Size 750ml

Christopher Deas, Italian Wine Merchants: “We said it with the 2017, 2018, and 2019 release, this is one of Italy’s great age-worthy whites and blah, blah, blah… why wait, this is awesome today. What we would add is enjoy this over a long meal and watch this wine open up as it evolves. It simply opens with an intoxicating nose that brings you in with subtle fruit and minerality. At first it is slightly wound up, but it is here where you feel the terroir with the intensity of minerality and more restrained fruit nuances. There is even a crushed seashell note that we find in some Chablis and Sancerre that that makes a welcomed appearance. However, with aeration comes the added, richness to the profile, but it is not buttery and fat or flabby like many Pinot Blanc expressions can be, or Chardonnay for that matter. There’s a core of concentrated fruit and the underlying minerality adds to the tension, suggesting at where this wine can go. The immediate no

Terlano (Cantina) Description

A legendary cooperative of more than 100 wine growers located in Alto Adige's Dolomite Mountains, Cantina Terlan (sometimes spelled "Terlano") may get its name from the nearest town, but this wine producer contains multitudes. This mighty cooperative has more than 2,000 years of winemaking history on its side, as well as some extraordinary terroir, a combination that helps to explain the intensity, purity, and age-worthiness of Cantina Terlan's wines. Sheltered in a hollow of the Alps, Cantina Terlan's 300 acres boast south-facing vineyards that rise from 820-3,000 feet above sea level. These heat-retaining vineyards are composed of red porphyric rock (essentially the ground-up remains of ancient volcanoes), which lend a high mineral content to the wines while allowing for the vines to stay warm in the alpi

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