Aromas of spiced plum, dark berry, leather, game and moist soil waft out of the glass. The earthy palate offers up dried black cherry, truffle, grilled sage and ground black pepper alongside drying, rather fleeting tannins. It finishes on a licorice 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.