Aromas of stalky underbrush, espresso, French oak and camphor lead the nose. The tightly wound palate isn't overly expressive but gives up dried pomegranate, raw sour cherry, oak and a hint of anise alongside bracing tannins that leave an astringent finish.
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.