This Barolo has an intense fragrance of rose petal, berry, incense and spice. The palate is still a bit closed and very youthful, revealing black cherry, herbs and aggressive tannins. This needs more time to develop complexity and soften up. Drink after 2016.
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.