Aromas reminiscent of weedy underbrush, overripe berry, roasted herb and a whiff of salted game lead the nose. The gamy note follows over to the evolved, rustic palate along with dried cherry, grilled sage, and clove alongside while close-grained fleeting tannins give it a loose framework. A salty note marks the close.
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.