Mesa Bianco

Cantina Mesa - Prima Bianco, Vermentino, Sardinia 2016


£11.99

This is one of the most exciting new wineries to come out of Sardinia in two decades. It is the brainchild of Gavino Sanna, a Sardinian who has lived in Milan for the past 50 years, where he built up one of Italy’s most successful advertising agencies. On a whim, he decided to sell the agency and seek new challenges. One of these challenges was the creation of a winery in Sulcis in southwestern Sardinia. As might be expected from someone with Sanna¬ís background, the labels are striking. He has also ensured that the contents are equally striking. Stefano Cova, a young winemaker from Trentino, took over with the 2008 vintage, improving on an already high level of quality. Primo Bianco shows pale straw yellow with lemon/lime highlights. Intense perfumes of crisp, ripe fruit with hints of spring blossoms. Impressive balance, fine structure supported by a zesty acidity and savoury fruit, with good length and a floral finish.

Colour

White

Country

Italy

Grape

Vermentino

Year

2015

Origin

Sardegna

Producer

Cantina Mesa

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