2018 Pinot Bianco (Weissburgunder) "Vom Stein" (Castelfeder, Azienda Agricola)
Azienda Agricola Castelfeder, Pinot Bianco/Weissburgunder "Vom Stein", Alto Adige, Italy 2018100% Pinot Bianco TART APPLES, WHITE PEACH, ALMONDS, LITTLE WHITE FLOWERS What's a grape gotta do to get some attention around here? Pinot Bianco (or Weissburgunder, if you're in the German-speaking Alto Adige) is arguably the least well known of the Pinot sisters, often only making an appearance as a blending grape, and that is sad. Castelfeder winemaker Günter coaxes beautiful Pinot Bianco from the porphyric stone of his vineyard. Lively, vibrant, rich, feather soft and voluptuous ... What's not to love? Serving Suggestion: Egg pasta tossed w/ Parmigiano Reggiano, butter, & black pepper. Creamy shrimp salad on toasted brioche rolls. Freshwater trout poached in white wine & served w/ butter sauce.