Whether a crisp Pinot Bianco
from the Dolomites or a rich Aglianico from Campania, the wines of Leonardo LoCascio Selections will transport you to Italy's outstanding regions.
It won a gold medal at the Sommelier Wine Awards 2015 and is blended from chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot bianco
A New Prosecco Concept by Zonin with a Blend of Glera Grapes and Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio and Pinot Bianco
There are also wines from Sicily, Spain and the New World, plus the concentrated Quercus Pinot Bianco
The grapes are grown on glacial deposits to the south of Lake d''Iseo in the heart of Lombardy and can be a mix of chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot bianco
although chardonnay dominates.
Carroll points to small producers of high-quality wines including Muri-Gries and Abbazia di Novacella, which are revitalizing interest in grapes such as sylvaner, miiller-thurgau, pinot bianco
Budavar Pinot Bianco
2009 from Hungary (Aldi, pounds 3.
Among those white wines are the aforementioned Pinot Grigio and Gewurztraminer as well as aromatic wines made from Pinot Bianco
, Kerner, Muller Thurgau, Sylaner and Sauvignon Blanc.
Pinot Nero, Riesling Italico, Tocai, Merlot, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco
, Pinot Grigio), Colli Orientali del Friuli (Tocai Friulano, Verduzzo Friulano, Ribolla, Pinot Bianco
, Friuli- Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, Riesling Renano, Venezia Giulia Picolit, Merlot, Cabernet fr.
Franciacorta is made from Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco
and Pinot Nero (very similar to the Champagne blend).
However, the best are produced in the northern regions of Trentino-Alto Adige and, particularly, Fruili, international varieties such as Chardonnay and Riesling produce fresh, uplif ting wines and the local Pinot Bianco
, Pinot Grigio and Tocai Fruiliano have added spice and pungency.
Best white buys: Four Corners 1994 pinot bianco
($18), Frog's Leap 1996 sauvignon blanc ($22), Four Corners 1994 chardonnay ($23).