Price:  £17.95 £14.00 | Case Rate: £14.00
Ex Tax: £11.67

San Marzano - 'Edda Lei Bianco', Salento 2019

Information

  • Country: Italy
  • Wine Region: Apulia
  • Wine Maker: Caterina Bellanova & Davide Ragusa
  • Grape: Chardonnay Blend
  • Grape Percentage: Chardonnay 60%, Minutolo 20%, Moscatello Selvatico 15%, Other Varieties 5%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Now - 2025
Food Matching

Food Matching

Accompanies first courses, rich fish and chicken dishes and is excellent with cheese

Duty/Vat Paid

Wine tasting notes

A distinctive blend delivering aromas of sun-ripened peach and mellow floral aromatics, which are interwoven with delicate hints of vanilla. Fresh and beautifully balanced, the rounded palate is elegantly styled and has a touch of minerality on the finish.

Winery Information

San Marzano

In 1962, 19 vine growers from San Marzano whose families had farmed the land for generations combined their efforts to establish 'Cantine San Marzano'. San Marzano is a small village in the centre of the Primitivo di Manduria DOC region in the Salento sub-region of Puglia, in the heel of Italy’s boot. Through the decades this cooperative has grown significantly, attracting over 1,200 vine growers. Using modern and technologically advanced vinification techniques they produce elegant wines.. read more

Expert Reviews

Vinification Notes

The grapes were gently destemmed and then cool macerated for several hours to allow the flavour to develop. This was followed by a gentle pressing and a cold settling to encourage a natural sedimentation. Fermentation took place in French oak barrels. The wine was matured on its fine lees in barriques for a period of four months, with weekly lees stirring which imparted texture and complexity to the wine.