Aromas of red berry, espresso, underbrush and French oak lead the nose along with a balsamic note. The bright, sleek palate evokes wild cherry, crushed raspberry, pipe tobacco and licorice alongside tightly knit, fine-grained tannins that lend refined support. Drink 2020–2028.
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.