This opens with aromas of mature black-skinned fruit, sun-baked soil and dark spice. The palate shows dried cherry, blackberry extract and a hint of anise alongside firm tannins. Drink over the next few years before the remaining fruit richness dries out.
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.