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Italics

Italics
2014 Sixteen Barrels Produced White Blend, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Other US White

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$48

Italics
2014 Sixteen Barrels Produced White Blend, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Other US White

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5%
Bright straw green color. Baked, buttery, cheesy, citrusy, clean aromas and flavors of fresh lemon, cinnamon, vanilla, and mango and pineapple with a creamy, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, compelling, medium-long sweet flowers and peach finish with fruit tannins and light oak. A bright and refreshing full-bodied white with hints of oak and tropical fruit.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: fresh lemon, cinnamon, vanilla, and mango and pineapple
Taste Flavor: sweet flowers and peach
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Seared Scallops, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bright and refreshing full-bodied white with hints of oak and tropical fruit.

The Producer

Italics Winegrowers

The Producer
70 Rapp Lane
Napa, CA 94558
USA
1 707-258-0106

Other US White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
While white varieties such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling are very important throughout wine regions in the US, there are numerous others planted in various zones. In California, Italian varieties such as Pinot Grigio and Arneis can be found, while producers in Santa Barbara and Paso Robles work with white Rhone varieties such as Marsanne and Viognier.

New York State works with hybrid grapes, both French and American. Among these are Cayuga, Seyval Blanc and Vignoles. This last grape is also grown in various Midwest states such as Missouri, Indiana and Illinois.