Toast, oak, underbrush, pressed rose and coffee aromas lead the way. The palate delivers roasted coffee beans, coconut, licorice and mint but it lacks fruit richness. Astringent tannins give a mouth-drying finish. This is already tired so drink soon.
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.