Aromas of mature plum, espresso, toast and Asian spice lead the nose while the dense palate delivers dried black cherry, red currant, licorice and ground pepper. Tangy acidity and close-grained tannins give it a mouth-puckering 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.