It shows a delicate aroma of ripe peach and pear on the nose with hints of pineapple and lychees. On the palate it offers full aroma of lime and tropical fruits and a slight honeyed edge held together by stony minerality and medium acidity. A long and creamy almond finish
The La Smilla vineyards are in Bosio, Piedmont, near the Ligurian Apennines, and they embrace the DOCG area of Gavi and the DOC area of Dolcetto di Ovada. The inaccessible and steep hills that are home to the vineyards are worked in a traditional manner with the limited use of machinery.
Ruth says ” red apple and honeysuckle, dry but a riper style of gavi than traditional ones. Medium bodid and round.”