Baked plum, French oak and menthol aromas meld with earthy whiffs of leather and undergrowth in this wine. The firm, linear palate offers dried black cherry, prune, licorice and espresso flavors, framed by taut, fine-grained tannins. Drink soon to enjoy the remaining fruit richness.
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.