An enticing fragrance of rose, blue flower, incense and truffle wafts out of the glass. On the palate, accents of black pepper, espresso and licorice add depth to the bright cherry-berry fruit, while polished tannins give it a smooth, silky texture. It's well balanced and fresh. Drink 2018–2030.
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.