Smooth and delicious, this opens with scents of rose, violet, perfumed berry, new leather and baking spice. The poised medium-bodied palate offers layers of juicy Marasca cherry, raspberry and star anise while silky tannins lend polished support. Drink through 2018.
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: email@example.com.