Monastero Suore Cistercensi Coenobium Lazio Bianco 2018
"The wine is a blend of Trebbiano, Verdicchio, and Malvasia, harvested together and co-fermented without added yeasts or temperature stabilization. It is aged on its fine lees in steel and fiberglass tanks, andbottledjustbefore the next harvest without fining or filtering. The 2018 growing season here was warm and solar, and this vintage of Coenobium displays notable breadth—yet it is muscular and chiseled rather than corpulent. Furthermore, the 2018 spotlights Vitorchiano’s volcanic soils in a more direct manner than usual, with a somber smoke-iron interplay underpinning the classic Coenobium notes of green apple, fennel frond, and honey"