Aromas of dark-skinned berry, leather, menthol and a whiff of espresso take shape on this. The full-bodied palate offers raspberry compote, mature black cherry, star anise and a hint of tobacco alongside chewy tannins. Drink 2018–2028.
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.