Aromas of coconut, espresso, exotic spice, plum and a whiff of blue flower lead the nose. The firmly structured glossy palate gives ripe blackberry, black cherry, vanilla and licorice alongside close-grained, polished tannins that grip the finish. Give the tannins several years to unwind then drink.
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.