2015 Le Battistelle "Montesei" Soave Classico

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Price: $9.99
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Staff Image By: Greg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 6/20/2017 | Send Email
Le Battistelle’s Soave Classico “Montesei” shows you the classic signature for volcanic wines; they never seem to leave your palate, they seem to deposit themselves on your tongue! The nose is full of sweet, white peach aromatics but once this wine hits your palate it explodes. That peach aromatic turns to plump sweetness on your tongue and then it is pierced by a bolt of volcanic mineral, that mineral just doesn’t go away, it doesn’t linger it dominates the sensation in your mouth for the next minute. While starting out as a supple, elegant wine the Montesei turns volcanic in your mouth. Tremendous finish and character for a wine at this price point! 12.5% ABV
Drink from 2017 to 2019

Staff Image By: John Downing | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 4/25/2017 | Send Email
The "Montesei" is a real treat at such a nominal price! It begins with aromas of green apple skin and Crenshaw melon and reveals a bit of dried honey and florals as it opens. The palate is even richer with a creamy texture and a core of acidity that provides lift and length. There's a lot going on here at the price, so give this some time to open up.

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