Aromas suggesting toasted oak, sunbaked earth and a whiff of pressed violet lead the nose. The smooth, easygoing palate offers black raspberry, grilled herb and a hint of star anise alongside polished tannins and fresh acidity. Drink through 2018.
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.