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2018 Casa D Ambra Frassitelli
2018 Casa D Ambra Frassitelli


 
93 points Vinous
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Casa d'Ambra is one of the great wine estates of Italy and represents a gem of viticulture found on the tiny island of Ischia off the coast of Naples. These vineyards are located on the volcanic cliffs of the island that rise up to a dramatic 600 meters above sea level. The scenery is absolutely stunning with trellised vines overlooking an azure seascape.
The 2018 Casa D
Ambra Frassitelli is an absolutely exceptional expression of Biancolella. These grapes are grown in a four-hectare vineyard on a steep cliff overlooking the Mediterranean at 600 meters above sea level: this is "extreme viticultureā€, given the hardships of harvesting in these difficult conditions. The wine is fermented in stainless steel for 8 months.
Frassitelli, from 100% Biancolella grapes, certainly the most celebrated in Ischia and among the most performing in the entire Campania region, is a white wine of great class and elegance. It shows a straw-yellow color with golden reflections. The nose opens with a complex bouquet of aromatic herbs, rosemary, thyme, medlar, white currant, and broom, followed by saline notes. In the mouth, it shows greedily sapid, with a round but slender body towards a long finish of honey. Excellent served with appetizers and first courses based on fish, such as linguini with prawns.
93 points Vinous

Outer quote mark Luminous straw-yellow. Aromas and flavors of lemon curd, minerals, bay leaf, and lemon verbena. Outstanding, balanced, and very refined, showcasing a strongly saline and delicately herbal finish complicated by strokes of ripe citrus and apricot. Knockout wine. (ID) Inner quote mark (11/2019)


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5 of 5 OUTSTANDING WHITE WINE NOT ENOUGH STARS ********* August 15, 2019
Reviewer: Terry. R from San Francisco, CA United States  
Trying this wine is an experience of the year!
The bouquet of ripe summer fruit and lovely breeze of the ocean.    I just loved it !!

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5 of 5 Thank you December 17, 2018
Reviewer: Justin Dambra from Twin falls , ID United States  
Great and fast on the delivery

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