This wine's spiced plum, underbrush and French oak aromas waft out of the glass. The linear, ethereal palate offers prune, dried cherry and star anise flavors, set against austere, fine-grained tannins and bright acidity. It closes on an espresso note.
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.