In this hearty wine, aromas recall leafy underbrush, prune, cedar, black currants and ground pepper. The one-dimensional palate delivers concentrated black cherry, raspberry, cracked white pepper and a hint of mocha alongside chewy tannins and the warmth of alcohol.
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.