Aromas of dark berry, cooking spice, chopped herb and a whiff of violet lead the nose. The racy palate offers sour cherry, cranberry, espresso and sage alongside brisk acidity and close-grained tannins. A hint of clove closes the finish.
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.