2010 La Spinetta (Rivetti) Vermentino Casanova della Spinetta Toscana IGT (Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT)

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Italy, Toscana IGT, Tuscany, Vermentino, White Wine

Pleasant white that’s perfect for sipping on a hot day. 100% Vermentino, 13% alc, 4 months fermented in 100% steel. Citrus, apple peel, peach and honey. Came out of the bottle with a little spritziness and needed a few minutes of air before showing its best. Simple, yet good. $15 at our local Costco in Austin. At that price, I can definitely recommend it.

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