Sant'Andrea 2005 Barbera (Oltrepò Pavese)
Here’s an older expression of Barbera from the Oltrepò Pavese region near Milan that shows shy complexity and sweet spice and pepper like notes. There is a prune and plum fruit component here that suggest the wine has held up nicely over the years (but probably won’t last much longer). Drink now.
Sant'Andrea 2008 Pinot Rosé (Oltrepò Pavese)
Here’s a pleasantly fresh and tonic rosé (made with Pinot grapes) that offers fragrant tones of wild berry, stone fruit and a touch of pink grapefruit. The wine sports a pale pink-peach color and offers loads of sweet berry intensity on the close. Not Imported into the U.S.
Sant'Andrea 2008 Barbera (Oltrepò Pavese)
Sant’Andrea is a small winery in Northern Italy and its recent release of Barbera offers sweet aromas of prunes, exotic spice and black fruit. The aromas are simple and appear slightly aged. There’s also a touch of alcoholic heat at the very end.