Aromas of stewed plums are offset with more rustic fragrances reminiscent of barnyard, wet fur and meat juices. The palate conveys red cherry and spice notes but astringent tannins give this wine an abrupt finish. It's tired and lean.
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.