This opens with aromas that recall grilled Mediterranean herbs, forest berries, blue flower and tilled soil with whiffs of oak and spearmint. The palate offers sweet black cherry layered with toast, vanilla and bitter chocolate alongside astringent tannins that dry out the mouth.
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.