Inviting aromas of black berry, spice, leather, truffle and a whiff of toasted oak lead the nose. The palate opens with flavors that include black cherry, baking spices, herbs, black pepper and espresso. Drying wood tannins give an astringent and abrupt finish.
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.