The Benefizio, Pomino Bianco DOC is the product of the Chardonnay grape variety, from the estates vineyard. Fermented and matured in oak barriques for 8 months, and refined in the bottle for a further year. It demonstrates a luminous color yellow with glares of amber, both the nose and palate experience an intense, complex taste with persistent lingering.
A lustrous, confident, pale gold in appearance, with shimmering highlights.A complex suite of aromatics marks the nose, showing vanilla judiciously matched with well-ripened fruit, such as peach and banana, backed by a laurel-like herbal pungency that hints of Mediterranean scrubland. The entry is heady and mouthfilling, with a lovely vein of acidity balancing the alcohol and enlivening the palate? considerable weight. It unfurls a long-lingering finish nicely edged with appealing toasty nuances.
Food Pairing Suggestions
A wine for enjoying throughout a meal that begins with any fish and continues with veal or poultry. Or serve with liver terrine (served a tad warmer than usual), ravioli with vegetables, seafood, or roast saddle of rabbit.