Ronco del Gnemiz Colli Orientali del Friuli Chardonnay 'Ronco Basso' 2016
Ronco del Gnemiz is one of Friuli’s most exciting producers, crafting wines under the oversight of Serena Palazzolo, all over the viticultural spectrum. From single-vineyard Sauvignon Blancs, to boisterous Bordeaux blends, the winery’s meticulous use of barrel fermenting, as well as precise attention to detail, has garnered much attention from the international market. Their 2016 ‘Ronco Basso’ is rich and distinct, showing just how well the variety thrives on the steep slopes of Friuli. Fresh, balanced, and a great way to shake things up for Chardo lovers.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Italy's northeastern-most corner, where the Slavic, the Austro-Hungarian and the 'Italian' all meet in the cuisine and the wines – including, most notably, some of Italy's greatest varietal whites.