2012 Correggia Roero Arneis

SKU #1133382 91 points James Suckling

 This white is very intense and rich with mango and lemon character and some cream. Full-bodied and it has lots of richness and freshness. Lasts a long time on the palate. Screw cap. Drink now.  (12/2013)

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(Now sealed with screwcap) Matteo Correggia was a pioneer in helping the Roero gain international recognition when there wasn't much in the way of quality wine being produced. Today, the reputation of the Roero is rooted in much of the early work of Matteo and a few daring other pioneers. Matteo's tragic death in a tractor accident in 2001 rallied many of the region's leading winemakers to help his wife Ornella carry on. After a five year transitional period, Ornella took the helm and has been guiding and expanding the direction of the winery ever since. Correggia produces some stunningly good, powerful reds, distinctive and vibrant whites, and an amazing dry Brachetto.

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Staff Image By: Joe Manekin | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/27/2013 | Send Email
This is classic, delicious, bright, appley and mineral Arneis. I'd be hard pressed to think of a better Italian white wine aperitivo for the price, at least if you prefer a mineral drenched, drier style of white wine. Delicious on its own, though I bet it would be even more so paired alongside crostini with creamy La Tur cheese. Or, perhaps with some nice, cured anchovies. You'll want to have this around in the summer, Fall, or even in the winter while thinking of summer! In other words, a go to white.

Staff Image By: Chiara Shannon | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/25/2013 | Send Email
Correggia makes a lovely Arneis that sings of fresh apple fruit with delicate floral and mineral undertones. It is crisp and light on its feet with vibrant acidiy and mineral drive on the finish.Another stunning white wine value for under $20. Try it with a fresh kale salad with apples, feta, and pecans...or light grilled fish or fowl dishes.

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