Dry and semisparkling, this opens with aromas of hazelnut, pear and a touch of bread crust. The crisp, vertical palate offers nut, apple skin and grapefruit alongside brisk acidity. Rather than sip as an aperitivo, try it with fish or lightly seasoned rice dishes.
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: email@example.com.