Aromas of exotic spice, underbrush, chopped herb and moist earth lead the nose. The full-bodied palate offers raw sour cherry, star anise, espresso and oak-driven spice alongside assertive, fine-grained tannins and bright acidity. Give the tannins a few more years to come around then drink to capture its subtle fruit flavors.
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.