This wine starts with aromas of fragrant blue flower, black plum, tilled soil and a whiff of farmyard. The lean palate delivers raw black berries, toasted oak and a hint of vanilla alongside abrasive, drying tannins. It lacks the fruit richness and complexity.
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.