Underbrush, toasted oak, roasted coffee bean and grilled herb aromas lead the nose. The firm palate doesn't have a lot of fruit richness but offers dried cherry, cranberry, espresso, anise, sage and French oak alongside close-grained tannins that grip 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.