Licorice, grilled herb, mature black-skinned fruit and balsamic aromas take shape in the glass. The juicy palate doles out fleshy black cherry, crushed blackberry, orange zest and spice flavors, with a saline hint of cured meat. Chewy tannins provide lend structure.
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.