Ripe berry aromas are punctuated with touches of underbrush, wet soil and thyme. The palate offers up mature black plum, black cherry and espresso alongside bracing but fleeting tannins. A hint of powdered sage characterizes the close.
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.