This shows ripe cherry, plum and spice aromas, with hints of oak and mint. The palate is still a bit shy but reveals restrained notes of wild cherry, pepper and toasty, well-integrated oak. Drink 2015–2020.
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.