Underbrush, camphor and new leather aromas unfold in this taut red. The linear palate shows red cherry, pomegranate, espresso and star anise flavors alongside a crushed sage note. Assertive tannins and racy acidity lend grip to the finish. Drink 2022–2032.
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.