Mature plum, baking spice and tobacco aromas lead the way on this structured red. Made with late-harvested grapes, the dense, enveloping palate offers black cherry extract, mocha, licorice and a confectionery note alongside velvety tannins. It closes on a dark chocolate note.
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.