Aromas of moist soil, underbrush, leather and a whiff of eucalyptus take shape on this. Taut and racy, the linear palate offers sour cherry, cranberry, powdered sage and a hint of clove set against vibrant acidity. Tight, rather grainy tannins grip the close.
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.