Intensely floral aromas of violet, iris and rose emerge in the glass along with a whiff of dark-skinned berry. The savory palate offers juicy wild cherry, raspberry, cinnamon, mint and clove while mineral and licorice notes wrap around the finish. Close-grained tannins provide the firm framework.
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.