WINES OF THE WEEK
Fontana Candida Frascati Secco
Varietal: Malvasia di Candia, Trebbiano Toscano, and Malvasia del Lazio
Region: Frascati, Lazio, Italy
Tasting profile: Created in the Roman hills and has been called “the wine of popes and of the people.” Delicate aromas of wildflowers and apples. Dry on the palate with flavors of golden delicious apples, almonds, and lively acidity.
Food pairing: Seared Mahi Mahi, grilled shrimp, roast chicken.
Garofoli Farnio Rosso Piceno 2020
Varietal: Montepulciano and Sangiovese
Region: Rosso Piceno, Marche, Italy
Tasting profile: A lively red with intense notes of ripe plum on the nose accompanied by cherry, currant, and licorice. Dry on the palate with delicate tannins and easy to drink. Peppery and floral with tart cherry flavors.
Food pairing: Portobello mushrooms, fried vegetable medley, grilled chicken.
Zenato Lugana San Benedetto 2019
Varietal: Trebbiano di Lugana
Region: Lugana, Veneto, Italy
Tasting profile: A youthful pale lemon color. Aromas of banana and peach with medium intensity. Dry and tangy on the palate with pineapple and fruity flavors. Refreshingly vibrant acidity.
Food pairing: Grilled salmon, edamame, poultry dishes.