This opens with warm aromas suggesting coffee, toast, espresso, baked plum and a hint of nutmeg. The ripe, fleshy palate doles out mature black cherry framed in close-grained tannins. Notes of cinnamon, cocoa and orange zest give it a touch of the exotic.
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.