This opens with aromas of tilled soil, fleshy blueberry, game and a funky whiff of barnyard. The gamy note carries over to the ripe palate along with candied red cherry, clove and a note of sweet and sour sauce. It's a bit rustic but still has an earthy charm.
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.