Elegantly structured, this opens with aromas of dried berry, ground pepper, grilled herb and a cedar note. On the firm palate, notes of licorice, ground pepper and sage add depth to the core of dried black cherry. Firm, fine-grained tannins provide the backbone.
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: email@example.com.