Michele Chiarlo Le Marne Gavi Cortese (Gavi) 2012 Wine Review

Michele Chiarlo Le Marne Gavi Cortese (Gavi) 2012
Michele Chiarlo Le Marne Gavi Cortese (Gavi) 2012
Michele Chiarlo Le Marne Gavi Cortese (Gavi) 2012
D.O.C.G., Piedmont, Italy
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 3
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Product #: 228528

Price: $15.95
Alcohol: 12.5%
Drink: 2013-2015
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Michele Chiarlo
Agent: Tandem Selections Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

White floral nose then lime acidity on the palate to wake up your taste buds. Medium-bodied, clean and crisp. Great aperitif! A vibrant citrus finish. The Gavi region is in the southeast part of Piedmont and features Cortese grape vines planted on hillsides in calcareous-marl soil that is the reason for the name “Le Marne.”

Cortese (Gavi) food pairings: shellfish, seafood salads.

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

This was reviewed November 23, 2013 by

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Martha Kelly AIWS, CS rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Pale lemon in colour, ripe and youthful with floral aroma, this wine has flavours of green apple, peach, mango, sugar plum, candied orange rind, and a hint of anise. This zesty wine is medium-bodied with a refreshing, warming finish.
Pair with fish and chicken in simple herb sauces, or with creamy cheeses.
Ready to drink now. Keep for up to 18 months.
Date tasted: April 2014.
Heather Wall Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Clear pale lemon green. Youthful and refreshing. Pleasant aromas of peach, apple,pear,hay,floral,anise, citrus, vanilla. The fruit of this medium-bodied wine follow on the palate with some steely minerality, sugar plum,green apple and smoke. Nice length on a warming finish. Meant to be enjoyed now.
Seafood, grilled prawns, salad
Tasted April 2014
Sourced from hillside vineyards situated in the southeast corner of Piedmont and planted in calcareous-marl soil that inspired the name "Le Marne." Aromas of wet stones, ripe peach, white flowers, lime and apple. Bright, fresh and crisp with a notable citrus complexity on the palate. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, March 2013

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