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Fontana Candida Lunar Mater 750ml
Sku: 1606487
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Product Information
Country: Italy
Region: Latium
Sub-Region: Frascati
Grape Varietal: White Italian Blend
Type: Still wine
Classification: DOCG
  Bottle Price: $9.99



  25% discount on 6 bottles for $44.94 ($7.49/bottle)
Color: Bright yellow. Bouquet: Intense with exotic-fruit aromas. Taste: Dry; full flavored, soft and savory, with a lingering ripe-pear and bitter-almond finish.

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Technical notes
Varietal 50% Malvasia Bianca di Candia, 30% Malvasia del Lazio, 10% Bombino, 10% Greco

Food pairing
Ideal with seafood, white meats and pasta dishes.

Producer
Throughout the world, Fontana Candida is synonymous with Frascati. This ancient wine, born in the Roman hills, has deservedly been called ”the wine of popes and of the people.” While the popes drank Frascati daily, the people would only drink it on important Vatican occasions. It is said that during the papal elections of Innocent X (Giambattista Pamphili in 1644) and of Clement X (Emilioi Altieri in 1670), Frascati spouted from the fountains, the marble nostrils of Marcus Aurelius’s horse and the lions of the Capitol to the delight and amusement of the people. Citizens rushed out with bottles and cups to capture the wine and enjoy it fully. In addition to our popular Frascati Superiore, our U.S. portfolio consists of Pinot Grigio from the Veneto region and Orvieto Classico from the Umbria region. Fontana Candida was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Monteporzio Catone, Rome. We are the leading producer of Frascati in Italy and produce 8 million bottles of wine per year, of which 6.5 million is exported. *

 
 
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