This opens with earthy violet, underbrush and overripe black-skinned fruit aromas with a whiff of game. The juicy, chewy palate offers baked plum, fleshy black cherry, truffle and licorice flavors, framed by polished tannins. It finishes on a savory note.
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.