Here's a delicious ripasso, with mouthwatering aromas of black fruit, mushroom and white pepper. Mouthfuls of ripe black cherry, nutmeg and licorice flood the palate. Its velvety texture is uplifted by fresh acidity, making it perfect for rich pastas or steaks.
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.