2020 Monterustico Langhe Bianco

A lively, zesty Arneis-centric blend from Barolo legend, Guiseppe Vaira!
4.5
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
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New to Australia is this great value Piemonte white, a tangy succulent number that bursts with citrus and orchard fruits. The mouthfeel is succulent, lingering and medium-weight with some crunchy acidity to bring it all together.

95% Arneis and 5% Sauvignon Blanc, this is a truly representative regional Langhe white.

Fruit from vines aged 12 to 25 years old was harvested by hand. It was gently pressed and, after a long fermentation at low temperatures, the wine was aged briefly in stainless-steel tanks and before bottling.

It has a captivating nose of orange blossom, lemon zest and yellow fruits. It’s citrusy and salty on the palate, lingering on the finish to leave you with a promise of many unfolding layers. – Giuseppe Vaira

93 Points - "It’s not short on flavour and it’s not neutral but still it’s the texture here that draws you in. It’s more than just grapey or creamy; it’s engaging in itself. There are stonefruit, stone and herb flavours here, along with beeswax and floral aspects, the grip of the finish judged exactly so. This is really quite terrifically well put together and at $33 is a tip-top drinking/buying option. So much clean, dry character here." - Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front

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Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
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2 reviews
  • SK
    Stephen K.
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    1 year ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Citrus Plus

    Dry and lemony with a long aftertaste. Found it to be a great aperitif.

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • PH
    Philip H.
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    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    delightful

    this wine is a lovely example from Italy that captures dryness and fruit in perfect balance, and is excellent value as well.

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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