This wine's incense, French oak, woodland berry and iris aromas slowly take shape in the glass. On the firmly structured, focused palate, vanilla, menthol and espresso notes accent its red cherry and pomegranate core. Close-grained tannins leave a firm, tight finish, needing time to unwind. Drink 2023–2033.
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.