2018 Cascina Chicco, Roero Arneis "Anteriso"

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2018 Cascina Chicco, Roero Arneis "Anteriso"

So good, we have it it two formats!
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A New Favorite!

This Piedmont white checks all the boxes!

For a decade, we have searched high and low for an Arneis (a white Piedmont grape) to rival one of our perennial favorites, Bruno Giacosa's Arneis.

Last week, we found such a wine. Not necessarily to replace Giacosa but to supplement. Giacosa has a creamy texture with its pear notes, while the 2018 Cascina Chicco Arneis "Anterisio" has gorgeous minerality and a zippy, light green apple kick to it.

Arneis, a white grape from Piedmont, translates to "difficult or stubborn" and was given this name due to its delicate skin and unpredictable nature. Though this grape may be hard to grow, when patiently produced, it is impossible to put down.

This Piedmont white has beautiful weight with a seductive bouquet of delicate white flowers, green apple, white peach, tomato leaf, and dried spice. 

Beautifully balanced, it is a wonderfully versatile white that will pair with any salt-water seafood, grilled vegetables, and white meat. 

So good, we also have it in 375ml/half bottles (here) if you prefer to start your meals with a bright, refreshing white.  

$21.95 per bottle / $263.40 per case

Summary


THE MERCHANT'S MARK

92 / 100

This Piedmont white has beautiful weight with a seductive bouquet of delicate white flower, green apple, white peach, tomato leaf and dried spice. Beautifully balanced, it is a wonderfully versatile white that will pair with any salt-water seafood, grilled vegetables and white meat. So good, we also have it in half bottles if you like to start your meal with a bright, refreshing white.


Product Details


Producer: Cascina Chicco

Country: Italy

Region: Piedmont

Sub Region: Roero

Varietal: Arneis

Vintage: 2018

Size: 750ml

Code: W7262