Strawberry, rose petal, dark spice and a whiff of oak lead the nose and follow through to the robust palate along with steeped black cherry and a vanilla note. Firm tannins grip the finish. You'll also notice the warmth of alcohol on the close.
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.