Scorched earth, rose, iris, dark berry and clove aromas lead the nose along with a whiff of game. On the firm, savory palate, mint, white pepper, cinnamon and grilled herb accent the wild cherry core. Assertive, velvety tannins and fresh acidity lend elegance and structure. Drink 2018–2028.
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.