Lovely aromas of perfumed berry, rose, iris and a whiff of cake spice float from the glass. The juicy palate offers up ripe red cherry, wild strawberry, game, white pepper, clove and tobacco. Fresh acidity gives this balance while fine-grained tannins add a solid grip to 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.