Aromas of dark plum, blue flower and dark cooking spice lead the nose and follow through to the robust, spicy palate along with notes of licorice, tobacco and mocha. Mouth-puckering tannins support the juicy fruit. There's noticeable warmth of alcohol.
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.