Britain’s Observer recommends Pievalta: “Wines that work with seafood”

Here’s what David Williams, one of Britain’s most influential wine critics and wine columnist for the Observer, had to say about the 2013 Pievalta Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore:

There is usually a fine-line of acidity in the white wines made from the verdicchio grape in the Marches region of central Italy, too, the snap of green apple that makes them the seafood wine of choice in this area of Italy, whether produced in the Matelica area or near to the town of Jesi, just inland from the city of Ancona. In the case of this refined example from the relatively small, organic and biodynamic verdicchio specialist Pievalta, however, you wouldn’t really say acidity was the defining character: while it teases and tingles and matches wonderfully with grilled fish, it also has notes of fennel, almond and ripe pear.

Click here for the complete review and the other wines that David recommends for summer seafood dishes.

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