Alluring aromas of mature dark berry, leather, Asian spice and a whiff of fragrant purple flower slowly take shape in the glass. The palate has weight and precision, doling out dried cherry, prune, espresso, anise and pipe tobacco. Firm, fine-grained provide polished support.
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.