Earthy aromas suggest tilled soil, leather and game. The smooth, juicy palate offers layers of ripe blackberry, black cherry, orange peel, licorice and clove. Round, polished tannins provide the framework, while a mineral-driven finish adds a blast of energy on the close. Drink through 2020.
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.