Made entirely from Syrah, this has a restrained nose that reveals baking spice and licorice aromas as it opens. The palate is more assertive, offering clove, ground black pepper and powdered sage notes, with raspy tannins that leave a drying finish.
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.