Underbrush aromas, mushroom, black berries, fennel, leather and tobacco aromas take center stage on this structured wine. The palate delivers rich black cherry, menthol, white pepper, vanilla and mocha alongside firm, dusty tannins. It already has depth but hold for complexity. Drink 2016–2021.
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.