Rose, scorched earth, dark spice and balsamic aromas merge together on this. The straightforward, medium-bodied palate shows dried cherry, tart cranberry and a star anise note. It's savory but straightforward for Barolo, with loose knit, rather dusty tannins.
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.