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 Monteverrro, Chardonnay


ppi-chardonnay-2008-monteverro-tuscanyVintage:
2012

Grape: 100% Chardonnay

Alcohol: 14 % vol

Aging: 14 months in French oak barrels for 75% of the production. [25% new oak] The rest is aged in concerete eggs.

Region: Maremma, Tuscany, Italy

Tasting Notes: Pale lemon color with green hues leads to aromas of apricot, sweet pear and hints of vanilla. On the palate, the wine is dry with medium body and exhibits flavors of citrus, pear, almond and roasted nuts leading to a complex and mineral finish.  (more…)


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Photo Credit: Akarsu Kaliyopi Hotel

“Ada! Please, come with me,” said Pınar to her daughter. Ada was laughing and running around in the garden. “We are on an island where kids are free to be happy”, I thought. We were having a rich breakfast with fresh tomatoes and homemade jams at Akarsu Kalyopi, a family-owned hostel in the center of Bozcaada. Ada (meaning island!) also lives there, with her parents and her grandma Seher, who has been running the hostel for more than forty years now. (Instagram: Kalyopi Bozcaada)

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