It emerges from the glass with layers of perfumed rose, violet, bright berry and balsamic scents. The vibrant palate delivers intense red berry, black raspberry, moist earth, white pepper and nutmeg alongside great energy. A burst of orange zest signals the close. Best after 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.