Oak, toasted almond and ripe stone fruit aromas lift out of the glass. The ripe—almost syrupy—palate offers butterscotch, vanilla, mature yellow apple and confectionary notes while the almond tone gives it a bitter finish. It retains just enough fresh acidity to keep it from being cloying.
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.