This Barolo shows toasty aromas and espresso, with underlying notes of ripe berry. Despite being aged in large casks, oak sensations dominate the palate, with coffee, toast and vanilla notes. It's tight and very tannic, with a mouthdrying 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.