This polished wine opens with aromas that recall porcini mushroom, underbrush, woodland berries and whiffs of balsam. The dense palate delivers crushed black cherry, red raspberry, menthol, sage, black pepper and licorice alongside bracing tannins and lively acidity. Drink after 2020.
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.