From one of Monforte d'Alba's top producers, it weaves together succulent red berry, crushed cherry, clove, cinnamon, truffle, white pepper, sage, cedar and balsamic notes with a hint of espresso. It has fabulous energy alongside supple tannins. Drink 2018–2038.
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.