Aromas of spiced plum, vanilla, French oak and blue flower lift from the glass. The firm palate offers the taste of espresso, coconut, star anise and wild cherry set against bracing close-grained tannins that give the finish grip.
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.