The nose on this red is a bit shy but eventually reveals aromas suggesting moist underbrush, crushed berry and a whisper of violet. The simple light-bodied palate offers sour cherry, tart cranberry and a hint of orange peel. It's on the slender side, with firm acidity and loose-knit tannins.
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.