Here's a powerfully built wine with mature black plum, underbrush, stewed prune, mint and thyme aromas that waft from the glass. The brawny palate doles out juicy black cherry, milk chocolate and cracked pepper flavors, with a solid tannic backbone.
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.