This blend of Teroldego and Lagrein isn't very expressive but the the nose eventually reveals black fruit and smoke. The palate is also closed, but eventually opens enough to show cherry, blackberry and hints of oak-driven spice.
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.