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Terre Alte Bianco

, Switzerland
Back soon. Fruity, fresh, but with surprising texture.

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Terre Alte Bianco

, Switzerland

Availability: In stock

Back soon. Fruity, fresh, but with surprising texture.
Merlot made as a white. Fruity, fresh, but with a surprising texture.
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Terre Alte Bianco 2016, Gialdi 2
Terre Alte Bianco

Terre Alte Bianco 2016

£23.09
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Not just to puzzle your friends with (but do puzzle your friends with it!), this is deliciously crisp. Serve a little warmer than classic whites.

 

"Nearly every wine drinker has heard of Merlot, even if they are like my mate Jim who has an acute aversion to it (the unconfirmed rumour is that he can taste Merlot in a wine even if it’s at homoeopathically minute proportions). Perhaps only wine scholars will know Merlot Blanc, a cross of Merlot (Noir) and Folle Blanche, the Cognac grape also known as Gros Plant in the western reaches of the Loire.

However, this is a white Merlot wine but it is not Merlot Blanc – it’s a white wine made from black grapes, a Blanc de Noirs. Of course Blancs de Noirs are common in Champagne and other sparkling wines, but they are rarely seen as still wines.

It’s dry yet fruity, with so much texture – it’s very quaffable but would stand up to some sturdy food if required.  Don’t serve ice cold – allow the flavours to express themselves.

PS Jim really liked this as well!" Frankly Wines (frankstero.com)


Vintage Information

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Product code GIALDITABIANCO
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Gialdi
Style White, Single Variety, Dry, Still
Variety Merlot
Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Ticino
Ripeness Normal
Closure Screwcap
Aged In Steel
Vintages 2014, 2015, 2016
Last Tasted 9 Feb 2018
name:Terre Alte Bianco
vintage:2016
size:0.75
product code:[41GI0116]
stock: 2 at Alpine Wines House
closure:Natural Cork
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2018-11-13
name:Terre Alte Bianco
vintage:2015
size:0.75
product code:[4116029]
alcohol:12.5
name:Terre Alte Bianco
vintage:2014
size:0.75
product code:[4115242]
alcohol:12.5
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