Toast, oak, bread crust and graphite aromas lead the way. It's vibrant but rather lean, offering roasted nut, coffee, dried apple slice and a note of lemon rind before a dry finish. Fresh acidity and small beading lend elegance.
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.