This opens with earthy aromas of truffle, leather, leafy underbrush and a hint of blue flower. The ripe accessible palate offers raspberry jam, vanilla, chocolate and a hint of licorice framed in velvety tannins. It ends on a note that recalls soy sauce.
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.