Firmly structured, this opens with aromas of dark berry, tilled earth, leather, game, and a balsamic note. The palate offers depth and layers of flavor including ripe black cherry, crushed raspberry, grilled porcini, clove, anise, truffle and a hint of chocolate alongside closely-knit, noble tannins. Drink 2019–2031.
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.