In this earthy wine, aromas recall wet soil, berry, leather and a hint of farmyard. The palate opens with dense wild cherry, cracked black pepper, prune and notes of bitter chocolate alongside velvety tannins but the wine fades quickly on the 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: email@example.com.