Aromas of fragrant blue flowers and red berry come together with a hard-to-define sensation that recalls diesel fuel. The palate feels lean, with restrained black cherry and suggestion of prune. Shy on freshness, it is already starting to fade.
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.