Ripe dark fruit, tilled earth, cooking spice and an herbaceous note waft out of the glass. On the palate, notes of grilled sage, clove, ground pepper and anise accent a core of dried black cherry. Assertive but refined tannins support the flavors.
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.