Aromas of leather, scorched earth, underbrush, dark spice and a balsamic note take shape in the glass along with an intriguing smoky note. The firm full-bodied palate delivers dried black cherry, clove, iron, star anise and game alongside tight velvety tannins. Drink 2023–2031.
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.