Packaged in an extremely heavy bottle, this has plum, toasted oak, new leather, dark spice and floral scents. The firm palate shows dried black cherry, roasted coffee, French oak and sage notes, while close-grained tannins grip the finish.
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.