Forest floor, wild berry and violet aromas waft from the glass. The soft, juicy palate doles out black cherry, crushed raspberry, graphite and white pepper alongside soft, supple tannins. A licorice note signals the finish. Drink through 2016.
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.