Wine Enthusiast 96-100
"Sarpa” means “pomace.” The piercing ripeness of the opening aroma is more astringent and sap-like than fruity or ripe; it ends up being a rugged, musty, traditional bouquet of grape skins, pulp and seeds. In a startling turn away from the bouquet’s direction, the taste is sublimely sweet and fruity at entry; at midpalate the taste features an ambrosial richness rarely found in grappa. Finishes long and sweet."
"In Venetian dialect sarpa means pomace, ... read more