The nose on this amber-colored wine is initially shy but eventually reveals ripe stone fruit, crushed rock, spice and a balsamic note. The mature palate offers tangerine zest, dried apricot, anise, vanilla and mineral together with bright acidity. It boasts complexity and depth.
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.