Le Colline Monsecco Gattinara 1978
13 % / bottle 2245 out of 17800 / DOC Gattinara
This is the least successful Monsecco that I've had. Monsecco has been the most consistently wonderful wine I've had - every one has been close to perfect. I had a few 1971's that were getting over the hill but still beautiful. This wine wasn't bad but didn't show any of the charm that Monsecco has. No sweet notes nor much complexity. Definitely some good moments with the wine. Will hold but unlikely to improve. Somebody called this wine a little rough and I could go for that. Lacks charm. I have one more from another source so we'll see how that goes.