Aromas of espresso, black plum, new leather and exotic spice lead the way. The firm extracted palate offers roasted coffee bean, licorice and raspberry extract framed in tightly woven, close-grained tannins that grip the finish. Give the tannins time to soften then drink to capture the remaining fruit.
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.