Made only in outstanding vintages, this riserva offers aromas of plum, oak and coffee. The palate delivers raspberry, red currant and chocolate flavors accented by toasted oak and licorice notes. It has bracing tannins that still need some time to loosen up, so 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.