This 15-year-old opens with earthy aromas of game, leather and leafy underbrush. The palate offers grilled mushroom, flint, dried cherry, powdered sage and stewed prune. The tannins still have some kick but it's best to drink this now before the mature fruit dries up.
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.