The nose unfolds shyly, revealing black-skinned fruit and baking spice aromas. The palate evokes mature flavors like dried blackberry, tobacco and toast, held together by close-grained tannins. It's rather evolved so drink soon.
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.