Aromas of menthol, dark berry, cellar floor and a whiff of humid underbrush lead the nose. Reflecting the cool, wet vintage, the light-bodied palate is a bit diluted, offering dark cherry and a hint of anise alongside vibrant acidity and close-grained, loose-knit tannins.
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.