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2016 Donnafugata Italian White "Lighea Zibibbo"

Winery: Donnafugata

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Lighea Zibibbo"

Wine Category: Italian White

Grape blend: 100% Zibibbo (Muscat of Alexandria)

Region: Sicilia

State or country: Italy

Price: $20

Cases produced: 900

KWG Score: 89.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: September 2, 2017

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Zibibbo from Sicily opens with a fragrant floral bouquet with a hint of pear and banana. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a tasty ripe green apple with notes of pineapple and minerality. I also detected hints of papaya. The finish is dry and refreshing. This wine would pair nicely with pasta with clams and garlic broth. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Lighea 2016 has a brilliant straw yellow color with greenish reflections. The nose offers a rich and fragrant bouquet with classic notes of orange blossom combined with scents of Saturn peaches and Mediterranean scrub. The nose is perfectly reflected on the palate, enlivened by a fresh mineral vein. Recommended with all types of oily fish, baked pasta in white sauce, fried fish.

Organic status: not organic

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