A fifty-fifty blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Nero, this opens with enticing scents of brioche, white stone fruit, citrus and red berry. Mirroring the nose, the vibrant palate offers tart sour cherry, pomegranate, bread dough and nectarine zest alongside a refined perlage and tangy acidity. A bitter almond note marks the close.
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.