This wine opens with a fragrance of woodland berries, cooking spices and balsamic notes. The rich palate delivers creamy sour cherry, clove and truffle alongside the warmth of evident alcohol, a reflection of the hot and forward vintage. Drink this while the 2006 and 2008 Barolos continue to age.
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.