Aromas of dark berry, toast, coffee and a whiff of forest floor lead the nose while the vibrant, light-bodied palate offers crushed black cherry, star anise and a note of grilled herb. Fine-grained tannins and bright acidity lend polished, easygoing support.
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.