Alluring aromas of Mediterranean herb, leather, berry, tangerine zest and menthol come together in the glass. The palate is youthfully austere, offering tart red cherry, strawberry, star anise and graphite alongside firm, fine-grained tannins that grip the finish. Give this a few years to let the tannins unwind then drink.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.