The nose isn't very expressive but reveals a hint of farmyard and toast. The funky farmyard note carries over to the rustic palate along with a confectionary note, a green sensation of powdered sage and bitter walnut skin. The shorty, raspy finish dries out the mouth.
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.