Forest floor, woodland berry, grilled herb and a hint of cured meat lead the nose. On the ripe palate, firm, velvety tannins lace together red cherry, crushed raspberry, anise and sage. This is already accessible and will provide short and near-term pleasure. Drink 2016–2020.
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.