Concentrated and powerfully structured, this features aromas of plum cake, blueberry, vanilla and baking spices. The palate delivers prune, raisin, crushed blackberry and white pepper but the searing alcohol sensations throw it off balance and give it a one-dimensional quality.
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.