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Favorita - an Italian white with a twist
29 Jul 2004 by JR
See inside information for some background to this relatively unknown variety and varietal. These current examples are listed in order of score with my favourites at the bottom.   Teo Costa, Costabianca Favorita 2003 Langhe 13 Drink 2005-06 Still quite a bit of gas. Green fruit and very high acidity. Positively fizzy. Clean but a bit hard.   Portinale Favorita 2003 Langhe 15 Drink now Light, rather tart and simpler than most. Quite an attractive easy drink for the short term.   Roagna Favorita 2003 Langhe 15.5 Drink now Scented, floral, very fizzy. Lively, pretty...

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