Made from Chardonnay and Pinot Nero, this extra brut has aromas of freshly cut hay, bread crust and oak. While it has a creamy texture and bitter almond notes, there's not enough fruit richness to support the evident oak and nervous acidity.
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.