Vini Rabasco part 2: what a nice surprise! I expected a similar tannic deep orange as the Damagiana but the skin contact here is dialed back and seems more of an accent than a dominant textural factor. The winemaker’s decision is clearly correct because the La Salita is perfectly balanced and wonderful to experience. .
This 100% Trebbiano from a steep vineyard site catching salty breezes from the Adriatic Sea smells and tastes to me like oyster brine and sea shells, citrus peels, apricot pits, apples, and mustard seeds all ground in an old stone press. It has the same white pepper dust as it’s sibling and a faint pungent scent of decay from a little in-bottle fermentation. So tangy and refreshing and each sip more fascinating than the last, I immediately put more on hold. THANK YOU Vini Rabasco, @selectionaturel and @eatalyla! #orangewine #skincontact #trebbiano #abruzzo