Here's a straightforward Barolo with aromas of ripe berry, meat juices and a hint of leather. The palate shows black cherry flavors layered with mint and licorice. It's delicious, with big yet silky tannins, but there's little complexity and it finishes a bit short.
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.