This opens with aromas of raisin, scorched earth and a whiff of leather. The brawny, straightforward palate doles out dried black cherry, prune, raspberry, black pepper and a hint of tobacco. Firm, ripe tannins provide 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.