This intensely fragrant wine opens with violet, woodland berry and star anise aromas. The racy palate offers sour cherry, cranberry and ground clove flavors framed by taut tannins and brisk acidity, feeling just underripe.
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.