2010 Leggiero

2010 Leggiero

The best Italian Chardonnay hails from the cool climate region of Alto Adige. Almost always made in an un-oaked fashion, it is a wine that expresses the pure minerality of Chardonnay with beautiful acidity and soft fruit flavours. The 2010 Leggiero offers up a balance of apple, lemon rind and melon. The palate is crisp with a great burst of citrus and melon on the mid-palate that plays into a long finish.

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  • 89

    An elegant un-oaked Chardonnay from Italy-themed LaStella Winery. Should appeal to the ABC crowd and to wine-lovers who love Chardonnay for its inherent fruit and mineral character more so than its compatibility with oak. Drink 2011-2013.

    Liam Carrier Icon Wines
  • 90

    This wine, with a release of only 330 cases, begins with appealing aromas of flowers, apples and bananas. On the palate, the citrus and apple flavors have a clean, crisp, and laser-sharp focus. The finish lingers.

    John Schreiner