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2019 Fletcher Arcato Vino Bianco

Barbaresco, Italy

Aussie ex-pat Dave Fletcher's aromatic Italian white born from Arneis and Moscato.

$50.00

Out of Stock

Categories: World of Wine
About

About The Wine

Dave Fletcher makes only a couple of white wines but he makes them count.

This is the wine that fits the aromatic slot in the line up. A vibrant marriage of Arneis (75%) and Moscato (25%), this wine is glassy, savoury and crisp on the palate yet head-spinningly floral on the nose.

Moscato contributes much to the perfume while the Arneis, with it's fresh-herb-infused savoury finish, provides the backbone to the wine. It's a winning combination.

About Fletcher

Dave Fletcher fell in love with Nebbiolo early in his winemaking career.

After some time spent in the Nebbiolo Mecca, Piedmonte, Dave moved his whole family and life there to pursue his passion for the variety. He took up a position as winemaker at famous producer Cerrato and still makes the wines there to this day.

His own label has been a slow labour of love to get off the ground but now it's in full swing. Through sourcing select plots of fruit from local growers in Barbaresco and planting his own vines, his small eponymous label is now taking flight.

Precious little of the Fletcher wines make it to Australia and they sell out in a flash. If you're a true enthusiast of Nebbiolo, you need to get to know Dave's wines, they offer brilliant value for money.

Winemaker Dave Fletcher
Winemaker Dave Fletcher
Barbaresco, Italy
Additional Info

From The Importer

Blend of 75% Arneis and 25% Moscato. The Moscato grapes used for the blend are left as whole bunches and put in the open fermenters first. Then the Arneis is destemmed and crushed on top of the Moscato already in the fermenter. Left to ferment and macerate on skins for about 3-4 weeks before being pressed and allowed to finish fermentation in old barrels. Bottling is done about 8 months later and happens directly from the barre; No fining or filtration.

Blend : Arneis (75%), Moscato (25%)
ABV : 13.00%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2024
Production : 750ml

Dave in the vineyard
Dave in the vineyard
Barbaresco, Italy
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