Intensely floral aromas of violet and iris lead the nose along with a whiff of menthol. The one-dimensional palate offers black cherry, cranberry and licorice alongside bright acidity and fine-grained tannins. Despite the hint of evident alcohol on the finish, this is surprisingly easy drinking.
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.