Aromas recall leafy forest floor, toasted oak, cured meat and a whiff of farmyard. The ripe, one-dimensional palate shows dried black cherry, vanilla and a confectionary note, with round but not very persistent tannins. Drink soon.
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.