Aromas of toasted oak, cedar, dark-skinned berry and a whiff of barnyard lead the nose. The dense, one-dimensional palate palate doles out overripe plum, vanilla, game and a confectionary note. Buffed, fleeting tannins and soft acidity make this extremely accessible so drink now.
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.