Underbrush, crushed mint, leather, a whiff of tar and a hint of toast lead the nose. The palate is accessible but still fresh, offering dried Marasca cherry, black raspberry and baking spice framed in velvety tannins. Drink through 2024.
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.