This offers earthy aromas of tobacco leaf and mushroom, along with ripe blackberry and raisin notes. The rich, round palate delivers plum, prune, black pepper and graphite notes alongside a welcome freshness that lifts the palate and adds finesse.
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.