San Biagio's classic Barolo shows captivating scents of violet, mint and eucalyptus. The palate is shy at first, but opens to reveal ripe berry, plum, spice and licorice notes. This has big but round tannins, and is already forward and enjoyable.
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.