Place: Suvereto —Tuscany, Italy
La Fralluca is Francesca and Luca, an extremely hospitable couple in their mid-forties who have fulfilled their dream of starting their own winery. The two worked in the fashion industry in Milan, saving money to fund this dream, which they achieved in 1998.
This is their high-toned, waxy-textured vermentino that shines on its own as an aperitif, but especially as a dance partner for all things seafood. As it warms in the glass, that waxy texture comes to the fore and coats the mouth generously, cut by a throughline of tangy citrus acidity.