Aromas include toasted wood, smoky mineral and yellow apples. The palate offers oak, a hint of lemon zest and a medicinal sensation alongside racy acidity. There's not enough fruit richness to support the oak or the acidity. It ends on a bitter note.
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.