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Fiordelli’s pick: Italian whites to age

Valentini, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, Abruzzo 2015 98

£69.75-£125 Cru, Crump Richmond Shaw, Les Caves de Pyrene, My Wine Cellar, Seckford, The Solent Cellar, VinQuinn, Wineye

2015 was cool and rainy in spring, warm and dry in July and August; the harvest was then postponed. The wine has its typical reductive character with a prickle of CO2 at the beginning, then focused lime notes, hints of flowers, yet the typical salty, mineral palate. It will last for decades,

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