Aromas of charred earth, tire rubber, allspice and oak lead the nose. The palate seems older than it is, showing toasted oak and tertiary flavors of flint, mineral and black pepper along with steeped prune. The fruit is already dried up leaving only evident alcohol and oak sensations.
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.