Aromas convey ripe berry, menthol, game and a balsamic note. On the palate, notes of clove, black pepper and licorice add depth to the juicy Morello cherry core. A green note of powdered sage appears alongside bracing, drying tannins that create an astringent finish. Drink after 2018.
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.