This Chianti Classico shows ripe fruit aromas accented with espresso and spice. It has dense wild cherry, white pepper and cinnamon flavors layered with coffee and espresso notes. While it's still very tannic, the delicious and concentrated fruit balances out the palate.
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.