A mélange of scents including crushed flowers, leather, forest floor and balsamic notes emerge. On the palate, red cherry-berry, prune, cinnamon, toast and espresso all weave together. It has great focus and energy but is still tightly knit. Drink 2018–2038.
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.