This opens with ripe woodland berry, pressed iris and chopped herb aromas. The young, taut palate offers Morello cherry fruit accented by orange zest and clove against a backdrop of fine-grained tannins. A strawberry note wraps up the tight, fresh finish. Drink through 2018.
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.