Annia Napa Valley Tocai Friulano Blend 2018

Alder Yarrow

So what does it mean for a wine to be “drinkable?” We tend to throw that word around a lot in wine writing or criticism, but what does it really mean? For me it’s a perfect combination of seamlessness and deliciousness. Seamless in that there’s no single texture, flavor, or sensory quality of the wine that sticks out and calls attention to itself. Deliciousness in the delight of its flavors and aromas. The combination makes bottles disappear soooooo fast. Clearly I did not buy enough bottles of this wine, which offers a stunningly easy-to-drink melange of white flowers, Asian pears, apple, and pomelo pith layered over a stony core shot through with seawater. A blend of 48% Tocai Friulano, 41% Ribolla Gialla, and 11% Chardonnay, it’s one of California’s most iconic white wines in my book. 2018 Massican “Annia” White Blend, Napa Valley, CA. Go @danpetroski, go! ⁣ — 21 days ago

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