Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wine of the Day - Vie di Romans Chardonnay, 2010

Ok, not the cheapest, or even the most modestly priced, or even really one of the best value-no-matter-the-budget wines, but this is really good.  If you have the money (and we are not talking huge money - about $65-ish retail), and you love deliciously balanced and elegant chardonnay - this is your baby.

Very mellow nose, with just a touch of oak and apple and pear; fleshy, smooth feel on the palate with a bit more oak flavor building, but still well checked; finishes quite elegantly with abundant length.  Overall, the wine is balanced and soft, and has lovely acidity under the richness.

Great with food or on its own - I know I could drink a bottle.

Check, Check - Diamond level selection.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous1:31 PM

    I have always felt that some of the best Chardonnays including Burgundy are great Italian Chardonnays. The problem is that they are not easy to find. There are very few available in CT. Have not had this particular one, but recently picked up a few bottles of Vintage Tunnia a blend as with Chardonnay as a component.