This Pallagrello Nero-based wine opens with funky aromas of game, earth and overripe black fruit. The tight palate offers drying tannins and mature flavors of blackberry and prune layered with sweet oak, vanilla, mint and sweet and sour sauce.
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.