Cedar, used leather, cellar floor and balsamic aromas carry over to the medium-bodied palate along with red cherry, tobacco and a hint of game. It's an unusual, rather straightforward interpretation of Brunello but it has an earthy allure.
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.