Aromas of scorched earth, underbrush, grilled porcini and black plum emerge. The round, concentrated palate doles out dried black cherry, raspberry compote, anise and nutmeg alongside velvety tannins. Thanks to the juicy fruit, you can barely detect the warmth of alcohol on the close.
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.