1998 Specogna Chardonnay INSANE #cof2012

Last night at Specogna.

I was completely floored by this wine, aged in large cask.

Acidity, nuanced fruit and minerality… One of the best, if not the best, wine of the trip so far. One of the best wines I’ve had this year and a wine that bespeaks Friuli’s immense potential to deliver world-class white wines.

4 Responses to 1998 Specogna Chardonnay INSANE #cof2012

  1. bastianichthebuzz says:

    I (heart) OLD WHITE WINE!

  2. [...] the meal we tasted through a good portion of the Specogna portfolio, including the father’s 1998 Chardonnay that showed incredible life and richness–flavors of almond, lime zest and light pepper. A [...]

  3. [...] the meal we tasted through a good portion of the Specogna portfolio, including the father’s 1998 Chardonnay that showed incredible life and richness–flavors of almond, lime zest and light pepper. A real [...]

  4. [...] Specogna it was a 1998 Chardonnay with incredible vibrancy. Conte d’ Attimis-Maniago let us select a 1997 Friulano that even [...]

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