Endowed with impressive structure and balance, it offers beguiling scents of rose, black cherry, leather, sweet spices, licorice and balsamic notes with a just a whiff of tar that all carry over to the palate. A wine with power and finesse, it will age and continue to develop for decades. Drink 2020–2045.
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.