Black plum, fleshy wild cherry, crushed raspberry, white pepper, leather, sage, cinnamon and balsamic sensations are all woven together. It's nicely balanced with firm but fine tannins and brisk acidity, closing on a licorice note. Best after 2020.
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.