MERCATO

Veneto, Verona, Lanciano, Abruzzo
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Pesce

Vino Bianco

Garganega 50%, Chardonnay 35%, Incrocio Manzoni 15% (for aromatics)

Pesce, pronounce “Pesh-ay,” means fish in Italian and this refers to the fact that this wine goes perfectly with all manner of seafood. A classic Veronese table wine, this is a common blend of the grapes grown around the city of Verona. A lush and expressive wine with notes of apple, pear, and lemon. A dry wine with med/full body and a balanced finish that is both refreshing and firm.

POINTS OF INTEREST

This area of northern Italy is about halfway between Milan and Venice and makes for a great stop to see the castle and to tour the nearby city of Verona (Romeo and Juliet). The local grape, Garganega, pronounce (gar- GAHN-neh-gah) is grown on volcanic soils mixed with clay. It is one of the most beloved and important white grapes in all of Italy. After one taste we think you will understand why we love it so much.

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