This single-vineyard red, made only in top vintages, opens with aromas of steeped prune, anise, Mediterranean herbs, leather, camphor and tobacco. The polished palate offers dried black cherry, fig, licorice, and black pepper. Fine-grained tannins give the finish grip. Drink 2017–2027.
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.