Structured and polished, it has an alluring fragrance of dried rose petals, leather, red berries, menthol and eucalyptus. Succulent black cherry flavors are accented with notes of white pepper, mint, sage and balsam. Firm, velvety tannins and fresh acidity create balance. Drink 2016–2024.
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.