This has earthy aromas of mushroom and tobacco leaf, along with notes of raisin, ripe blackberry and plum. The palate delivers succulent black cherry, nutmeg and mint flavors accented by chocolate and bitter almond. This is well structured, with fresh acidity.
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.