2012 La Ginestraia Riviera Ligure di Ponente Pigato

SKU #1135485 93 points James Suckling

 This very spicy with apples, peaches and white pepper. Salty too. Full body, super fresh and crisp. Flavorful and wonderful.  (12/2013)

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Staff Image By: Greg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 3/5/2014 | Send Email
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Ligurian whites don't normally make me jump up and down but this Pigato has been the best of its kind for me. Yes it has the classic length, and fresh acidity one expects in an un-oaked Ligurian white but it is the palate weight and balance that set it apart, so supple and enticing still with the bright acidity and saltiness one gets in coastal Italian whites. The fruit aromatics are exquisite, they fill your nose with penetrating and concise fruit scents while spice and white flowers drift and waft through the scene.
Drink from 2014 to 2016

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