This Brunello begins with aromas of toast, espresso and Mediterranean scrub. The muted palate reveals coffee beans, prune and sour cherry with a spearmint note. The fruit is drying up quickly and the wine lacks vibrancy and energy.
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.