This medium-bodied red opens with aromas of mature blackcurrant, toasted oak, exotic spice, coconut and menthol. The firm palate doles out dried black cherry, blackberry jam, anise and chopped herb alongside grippy, close-grained tannins. It ends on a note of roasted coffee bean.
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.