This opens with aromas of underbrush, woodland berry, exotic spice, sage and a balsamic note. The palate delivers black cherry, spiced blueberry, licorice and white pepper framed in firm, close-grained tannins. Drink through 2020. A coffee note closes the finish.
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.