Aromas suggest underbrush, oak, coconut, prune and dill. The concentrated palate offers steeped plum, dried blackberry, tobacco, cracked blackberry and licorice alongside firm, velvety tannins. It closes on a note of bitter prune.
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.