This opens with enticing scents of woodland berry, iris, wild rose and a balsamic note. The palate is still rather closed but offers raw red berry, chopped sage and star anise alongside bracing tannins and brisk acidity. Give this time to unwind and fully open. Drink after 2019.
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.