This opens with oak and coffee aromas supported by a core of black fruit. The palate offers dense cherry, plum and vanilla flavors, with espresso and chocolate accents. Pair this with barbecued meats or mildly seasoned cheeses.
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.