Aromas of licorice, tilled soil, leather, underbrush, blackberry, camphor and a whiff of crushed rock lead the way. On the silky, gracious palate, clove, star anise and a hint of graphite back up a core of mature cherry while lithe tannins offer polished support.
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.