Earthy aromas of scorched soil, game, underbrush and Mediterranean scrub meld together with a note that recalls burnt rubber. The medium-bodied palate offers dried black cherry, star anise, chopped herb, espresso and a hint of toasted oak alongside firm, fine-grained tannins.
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.