This Barolo shows intense violet aromas and notes of freshly turned soil, spice and herb. The palate offers succulent black cherry, hints of mint and spice, and finishes on a coffee note. It has ample depth, firm tannins and fresh acidity for this warm vintage. Drink after 2017.
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.