Big and bold, this opens with aromas of mature dark-skinned berry, exotic spice, leather and resin. The concentrated full-bodied palate delivers black cherry steeped in spirits, raspberry compote, vanilla and nutmeg framed in velvety tannins. There is just enough fresh acidity lifts the finish.
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.