Here's a classically crafted Barolo with Nebbiolo's quintessential fragrance of rose, cherry and balsamic herbs. The palate is still tightly wound but shows wild cherry and spice, with firm but fine tannins. Needs time to develop complexity. Best after 2015.
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.