La Monacesca 2014 DOC Verdicchio di Matelica (Italy), $17.59-$21.99, 90 points, poured a deep glossy gold color.
Subtle honeysuckle and quince on the nose were good.
Almost medium-bodied with appropriate acidity managed a delightful dry white wine having a citrus and pome flavored profile with a robust, but changeable texture: soft early palate transitioning to a more gripping texture on the finish.
Finished long on wet stone with hints of black pepper, tart grapefruit, lime, fresh-cut hay, and a restrained 12.5% alcohol.
Paired perfectly with my Asian cuisine.
This was my first Verdicchio; it was unlike any other white wine I've tasted.
I bought this Italian white wine at the Whole Foods of Bedford.
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