Aromas of dark-skinned berry, rose, menthol, leather and a whiff of grilled herb lead the nose. The ripe palate offers fleshy black cherry, chopped mint and licorice framed in close-grained tannins that dry out the finish.
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.