It opens with aromas of toast, overripe black fruit, roasted coffee bean and melting chocolate. The dense palate delivers sweet black cherry extract, vanilla, anisette and oak. It has a round, ripe character and you'll also notice the warmth of alcohol. Drink over the next few years.
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.