The bouquet of this wine boasts aromas of plum, earth, spice and vanilla. The palate is still rather closed and linear, revealing a black cherry core layered with chocolate. The drying wood tannins linger long into the finish, ending bitter.
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.