Subdued aromas of mature berry, leather and hint of toasted oak slowly emerge on the nose. The palate is a bit more expressive, showing dried black cherry, ground pepper and a hint of star anise. Fine-grained tannins offer support while a coffee note closes the finish. Drink 2017 through 2022.
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.