Castello di Spessa Friulano Collio DOC

Flowers and herbs and almonds, oh my!
Castello di Spessa Friulano Collio DOC
Share This Review
Share On Facebook! Share On Twitter! Share On Pinterest!
Reviewed on 01-11-2019
Rating A
Style White
Vintage 2017
Friuli-Venezia Giulia
ABV 13%
Price $27.00 Buy This Wine

Perfect For

Sounding Like A Wine Pro, Treat Yo'self, Winter White Wine Drinking

Drink If You Like

Albariño, Chardonnay , Chenin Blanc

The Full Review

Friulano, from northeastern Italy, was once called something else until about a decade ago, so it makes sense that you may not have heard of it. But here is your chance to intro yourself to a new, awesome grape. Check this out, the nose is a trio of wisteria (childhood memory of mine), rose petals, quiet eucalyptus and sage; there’s some honeysuckle hanging out with a lemon rind and some pear. That is one hell of a profile. Now get this, all of those characteristics carry through to the palate, with the addition of a little bit of almond, but a beautiful, broad, deep mouthfeel making the wine almost full bodied. This is a white wine you can actually have with light proteins, even fall stews, can you dig it? Welcome to Friulano.