Parusso Langhe Bianco 2016 (750ml/12)
Winemaker Marco Parusso was overwhelmed with emotion when he discovered an old document at his family’s estate in Barolo. Dated 1901, the crumbling contract, signed by his grandfather, Gaspare Parusso, was evidence of his purchase of a parcel of land called “Mariondino” – the small vineyard where he first planted Nebbiolo, and where the Parusso story begins. As a humble agrarian, Gaspare began selling his grapes to friends and local cooperatives and added a farmhouse ...New York, New Jersey, California, Massanois Imports
Intense fragrance of dried pineapple and papaya, amplified on the palate to a big, sensational, yet juicy and luminous finish.
Wine Advocate"If you are looking for a tonic, vegetal and pungent Sauvignon Blanc, this is not your wine. Instead, the 2016 Langhe Bianco is a ripe and rich expression made with fruit that has been left to rest (causing the skins to soften) before being pressed. The wine ages on the lees and sees partial malolactic fermentation. The bouquet emits round aromas of apricot, candied orange peel and tropical fruit. The mouthfeel is soft and succulent. This wine will last longer than your average Sauvignon Blanc." -Monica Larner