A blend of 55% Pinot Nero and 45% Chardonnay, this opens with aromas of honey, beeswax, acacia, vanilla and toast. The rich palate shows some complexity, delivering bread crust, lemon, apple, hazelnut and candied ginger alongside vibrant acidity and a soft, persistent mousse.
Italian Editor Kerin O’Keefe reviews all Italian wines for Wine Enthusiast. Previously she wrote regularly on Italian wine for Wine News, World of Fine Wine and Decanter. She is the author of Franco Biondi Santi: The Gentleman of Brunello (2005), Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines (2012) and Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine (2014).Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.