This opens with aromas of pressed violets, rose petals and spice. The savory palate delivers a core of black cherry accented with nutmeg, hints of cinnamon and a licorice note. Pair this with rich pastas, semi-aged cheeses or grilled red meats.
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.