Aromas of stewed berry, baking spice, fragrant blue flower and chopped herb emerge while the ripe palate shows juicy red cherry, crushed raspberry, cake spice and a hint of chewing tobacco alongside big, velvety tannins and fresh acidity. It's already accessible but will maintain for another decade. Drink through 2026.
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.