Friday, March 22, 2019

Wine Quickie: Masciarelli Trebbiano d'Abruzzo 2016


I've have never actually had this wine and a colleague of mine recently went on and on expressing his love of it so much that I decided to pick up a bottle. I mean, it's a $10 Trebbiano, so at the very least it's going to be a muted easy-downing quaffer. But it turns out this guy was right. There's so much expressive character here. It has explosive apples, lychee, and almonds, with a long lemon finish on a medium body and rich mouthfeel. Delicious. This just became one of my favorite $10 white wines, and I never would have guessed that it could be.

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