This Chianti Classico riserva offers black fruit aromas accented with spice, coffee and oak. The palate delivers black cherry, oak, vanilla and black pepper along with bracing tannins. It's a bit shy on fresh acidity and finishes on a drying, tannic note.
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.