Aromas of grilled bell peppers and soy sauce accompany whiffs of tire rubber. The palate shows muddled flavors of caramelized onion, espresso, and ripe black currants and blackberry alongside fleeting tannins. It finishes on a sugary note.
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.