This is a ripe and concentrated wine that shows the heat of the vintage. The nose shows smoky, almost burned aromas.The palate is better, with dense blackberry, prune and white pepper flavors. The midpalate is warm and the wine is already evolved; drink soon.
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.