Arneis


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Arneis (“little rascal”) owes its existence, in part, from the efforts of one winemaker, Alfredo Currado of the Vietti family, who brought it back from scarcity.

Primary Flavors

  • Peach
  • Yellow Apple
  • Honey
  • Raw Almond
  • Nutmeg

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium-low Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Try pairing Arneis with less-intensely flavored dishes such as creamy pastas, chicken, turkey, or fish. It is a great complement to fresh herbs like tarragon.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly