An intense fragrance of fresh roses carries over to the palate. It's rather sweet and sugary, with muddled flavors that recall ripe pink grapefruit, rock candy and a hint of flint together with a note of black licorice. You'll also detect the warmth of alcohol.
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.