Aromas of oak, black plum, coconut and roasted coffee beans lead the nose on this full-bodied red. The big, chewy palate offers black cherry, blackberry jam, vanilla and coffee framed in round tannins. A licorice note backs up 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: email@example.com.