Lucchetti Lacrima di Morro d’Alba 2018 (750ml/12)
“Mario Lucchetti, helped by his wife Teresa, his son Paolo and his wife Tiziana, has become a reference point for Lacrima di Morro d’Alba wines. Potassium-rich, iron-poor soils help to create wines of great power and warmth that are at the same time always highly aromatic. The estate’s 18 hectares are planted to Lacrima (many vines are 35 to 40 years old) and Verdicchio; the winemaking is overseen by one of the Marche’s brightest minds, Alberto Mazzoni, who also serves as consulting ... New York, New Jersey, California, Massanois Imports
Deep violet in color, the wine explodes out of the glass with an extremely intense and heady bouquet of exotic Eastern flowers and wild strawberries and pomegranate. Once past the intriguing nose, the palate features wild berry compote, hints of roses, violets and geranium, a note of pink peppercorn and finishes very fresh and limited tannins. An utterly unique experience featuring outstanding balance and concentration.