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Ageing Italian Whites: A (Patient) Wine Lover’s Guide

May 1, 2020

Decanter’s Italian expert, Aldo Fiordelli, focuses on surprising Italian wines that are well worth aging. Acknowledging that Italian whites are commonly recognized for their bountiful quantity and fresh style, he urges wine lovers to push aside these preconceptions and embrace the high quality Italian whites with enthusiasm.

Fiodrelli’s feature includes 10 great wines to age, highlighting the 2016 Orenellaia Toscana Bianco 2016. The wine received a rave review, highlighting its unique flavor profile with “restrained, with cedar, wild fennel flowers and saffron.”

To learn more about the detailed progression of high quality Italian whites over the past decades and the Ornellaia estate, read the full feature HERE.


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