This opens with fruity aromas of ripe red berry, crushed blue flowers and a whiff of leather. The straightforward, approachable palate doles out crushed wild cherry, black raspberry, espresso and baking spice. Supple tannins and fresh acidity balance the juicy flavors.
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.