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Cavallotto Pinner 2014

£19.00 £12.00

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Unique and beautiful white Pinot Noir from Piedmont. Yep red grape, vinified white and the results are beautiful.

 

Grape: Pinot Noir

Producer: Cavallotto

Region:  Piedmont, Italy
Size:  75cl  
ABV:  12.5%

 

I adore Pinot Noir. I now adore Pinot Noir as a white wine too. The wine world just keeps on giving! Pinot Noir is not grown much in Piedmont, but this vineyard (situated between the Bricco Boschis and Vignolo crus) produces a stunning white wine. The clones came from Champagne and were originally meant to produce a small amount of sparkling wine. The Cavallotto’s then decided to make a red, but it lacked any true Pinot character, so an accidental white was born! It is full bodied and a luscious texture, but that is allied to a fair whack of cleansing acidity that keeps everything lively and fresh. There is a persistent mineral edge to the wine that is totally compelling. It’s a complex and a fascinating wine.

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At its best

Serve nicely chilled but I like it just as much as it warms up a bit because it will unfurl a myriad of flavours in the glass

 

Food matching

I can’t look past Linguine alle Vongole. Perfect.

Organic/Biodynamic

Not certified


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