This opens with aromas of baked plum, toast, grilled herb and a whiff of espresso. The soft, round palate offers up fleshy black cherry, licorice, mocha and a hint of coconut alongside polished tannins. Drink sooner rather than later to capture the juicy fruit flavors.
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.