Smoke, graphite, leather, woodland berry, forest floor and balsamic notes lead the nose on this complex, elegant wine. The palate offers dried black cherry, ground pepper, grilled sage, mineral and licorice alongside firm but polished tannins and bright acidity. Give it time to develop fully.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.