This Pajoré bottling shows a combination of structure and finesse. It opens with floral, earthy and balsamic aromas, while the palate expresses ripe but restrained cherry, spice and sage notes. The tannins are firm but fine, and this will gain complexity with more bottle age.
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.