Antinori Castello della Sala Cervaro della Sala 2018
The 2018 vintage was characterized by a warm climate. The nose of this white wine offers notes of chamomile, accompanied with a savory palate of delicate vanilla and butter sensations whichtransition gracefully into hints of tropical fruit.
The moderate 2018 growing season yielded a Cervaro of outstanding vivacity and balance. Barrel-fermented chardonnay comprises the majority of the blend, contributing a sleek texture as well as notes of toasted hazelnut and vanilla bean that enrich the crisp apple and pear flavors. A small percentage of stainless-steel-aged grechetto adds fresh acidity to balance the wine’s subtle spice and gingery warmth. Delicious now for its combination of richness and verve, this wine will be even better in a couple of years, as the flavors continue to integrate.