Aromas of mature black fruit are accented with whiffs of violet, menthol and eucalyptus. The palate features rich red and black cherries layered with cinnamon, white pepper, espresso and dried sage. Reflecting the vintage, it seems shy on acidity and is already approachable. Drink 2015–2019.
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.