It shows earthy aromas of wet soil and leafy underbrush, as well as leather, dark berry and spice. The palate offers restrained black plum, sour cherry, espresso and licorice alongside firm yet drying tannins. The fruit richness is starting to fade so enjoy soon rather than later.
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.