Aromas of sawdust, oak, espresso and dark cooking spice lead the nose. The palate is somewhat muddled, showing ripe black cherry, raspberry, sweet and sour sauce and a hint of bitter chocolate alongside robust tannins and rather soft acidity.
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.