Messire – Venezia Giulia IGT

An unconventional Verduzzo with a rebellious soul that lays out stunningly impressive arbutus honey aromatics. The palate thrills to a dazzling interplay of sun-bright acidity and assertive tannins that sign off with an aristocratic flourish.

Grapes
Verduzzo Friulano
DOC zone
IGT Venezia Giulia
Provenance of grapes
From a long-established vineyard owned by Castello di Buttrio
Appearance
Star-bright old gold
Nose
Exuberant fruit aromas of intense wild strawberries, honey, chestnut pollen and arbutus. Honeysuckle, quince, pear conserve and ginger peek through
Palate
Silky, palate-caressing softness lingers in the mouth, echoing the sweetness of the nose
Food matchings
A conversation wine that is equally delicious with bird pâtés, mature cheeses such as Montasio Stravecchio (aged for at least two years) or Parmigiano Reggiano aged for three years. Unforgettably superb with oysters or Venus shells
Serving temperature
8-10 °C