Asian spice, black plum, blue flower and toast aromas lead the nose. The palate offers blackberry, raisin, black pepper and licorice alongside firm but fleeting tannins. It's rather evolved so enjoy sooner rather than later. Drink through 2016.
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.