Showing its volcanic growing area, this opens with aromas evoking smoke, brimstone, red berry and a whiff of brown spice. The fresh savory palate doles out juicy red plum and a hint of clove while a savory mineral note backs up the finish. It's easy drinking and ready now, with pliant tannins.
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.