Bright straw-yellow with a golden sheen.
A highly delicate nose of rare intensity, in which the fruity aroma of the varietal and the scent of honey combined with a hint of vanilla and white chocolate, create a perfect harmony of fragrances.
Elegant and balanced, with a velvety, rich body; flavors of vanilla, acacia blossoms, honey and dry hay are combined with flowery scents; all ensuring that the wine has a noble and lingering finish.
Wine Spectator 91 points - A rich, smoky undertow of toasted nut mixes with notes of apple, pear, preserved lemon, dried apricot and marzipan in this tightly knit, finely textured sparkler. Creamy, with lovely balance overall. Drink now through 2021. 3,500 cases made.-AN
(Nov 15 2012)