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Ferrari - Perle - Blanc de Blancs 2012

Information

  • Country: Italy
  • Wine Region: Alto Adige
  • Wine Maker: Marcello Lunelli
  • Grape: Chardonnay
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Chardonnay
  • Alcohol Percentage: 12.5
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now - 2018
Duty/Vat Paid
WA: 93 (2012) JR: 17.5 (2008) WS: 90 (2009) JS: 91 (2012) WE: 91 (2012)

Wine tasting notes

An intense bouquet, but of particular finesse, with scents of almond blossom, rennet apples, a faint spiciness and a hint of crusty bread.Dry, crisp and elegant, with a very persistent finish.

Winery Information

Ferrari

Established in northern Italy?s Trentino region over a century ago, Ferrari has earned a worldwide reputation as the premier source of luxury metodo classico sparkling wines from Italy.All Ferrari wines are produced according to the regulations of the metodo classico Trento D.O.C, a process akin to that used by the finest Champagne houses. Ferrari?s best-known wines ? Ferrari Brut, Perl? and Giulio Ferrari ? are blanc de blancs, meaning they are made from 100% Chardonnay, apparent in their.. read more

Expert Reviews

Wine Advocate/Robert Parker (2012)93 pts

A pure expression of Chardonnay, the 2012 Trento Metodo Classico Perlé Brut has aged on its yeasts in bottle for five years. You really can't get better value for a classic-method sparkling wine than this. The wine opens to soft and fine beading with rich flavors of lemon mousse, baked peach and cream-filled brioche. You taste the natural richness of the Chardonnay grape at the heart of this wine.

JancisRobinson.com (2008)17.5 pts

Tasted Aug 2015 - Substantial, complex, smoky nose with considerable autolysis effect. Really appetising. Any richness is from ageing not dosage. Really gets the palate salivating and even has a hint of saltiness. Long. The packaging is rather low key (no fancy bottle shape, nor attention-grabbing label

Wine Spectator (2009)90 pts

This is firm and smoky up front, but the creamy palate expands, offering flavors of poached plum, roasted almond and lemon preserves, with a clean tang of salinity on the finish.

James Suckling (2012)91 pts

A soft and creamy sparkling wine with cooked apples and pears. Hint of lemon rind. Some pie crust. Medium body. Fruity finish. Delicious, as always.

Wine Enthusiast (2012)91 pts

Orchard fruit and citrusy aromas mingle in the glass together with a yeasty whiff of bread dough. On the palate, bright acidity lifts white peach, ripe apple and a toasted almond note alongside a soft, persistent mousse.