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Regaleali Bianco, Tasca d'Almerita, Sicilia 2021
This famous estate has been making this blend of local white grape varieties for well over 50 years and they get it right. This Sicilian white is balanced, refreshing and loaded with peach, ripe lemon and apricot flavours, perfect with seafood, salads or creamy pasta dishes.
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- White Wine
- 2 - Dry
- Now to 2024
- 12.5% Alcohol
- no oak influence
- Cork, plastic
Sicily, long known for its cheap and cheerful and weighty red for export in bulk, has seen something of a renaissance in recent decades as a number of producers look to the future and innovate with ever-increasing benefits for the wine drinker.
At the forefront of such innovation are the aristocratic Tasca d’Almerita family who own one of the best-known estates and houses on the island, at Regaleali. Since 1837 they have lived at and farmed the 1,000-hectare estate, 40 of which are vines, that is now augmented by a superb state-of-the-art winery, both an hour or so south of the coastal resort of Cefalu and 100km south-east of Palermo.
Here the vines grow at between 450 and 700 metres above sea level, a fact that tempers the effects of Sicily's hot Mediterranean climate to maintain great freshness in the grapes and lengthening the time it takes for the grapes to reach a perfect point of maturation.
Straw yellow. Flowery but with quite a bit of weight on the nose. Refreshing white fruit on the palate, which is not enormously long but this is refreshing enough to enjoy as an aperitif or as a seaside...Straw yellow. Flowery but with quite a bit of weight on the nose. Refreshing white fruit on the palate, which is not enormously long but this is refreshing enough to enjoy as an aperitif or as a seaside summer lunch wine. 15.5/20