Ripe black cherry, graphite, clove, grilled herb and leather aromas lead the nose on this structured wine. The extracted palate delivers mature black plum, prune, black pepper and mocha alongside tightly packed tannins that need a few years to unwind. Drink 2016–2022.
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.