This opens with lovely aromas of ripe woodland berry, baking spice, crushed blue flower and a balsamic note. The juicy palate offers ripe dark cherry, crushed raspberry, licorice and white pepper alongside firm tannins and fresh acidity. The mineral driven finish closes on an anise 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.