This zesty selection has pretty aromas of violet, rose, marasca cherry and spice. The palate delivers dense wild cherry flavor layered with white pepper and hints of nutmeg. It's still tightly tannic but has more freshness than most from this hot vintage.
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.