Aromas suggest sandalwood, exotic spice, vanilla, subtle oak and mature black fruit. The warm palate reflects the forward nature of the vintage and delivers underbrush, black cherry, espresso and coffee alongside aggressive, drying tannins. You'll also notice the alcohol on this. Drink after 2019.
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.