Black currant, cedar, prune, spice and just a whiff of barnyard lead the nose on this young Amarone. The dense palate delivers baked plum, stewed prune, nutmeg and clove alongside tightly-knit, bracing tannins. It finishes on an astringent 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: email@example.com.