Aromas of dried Mediterranean brush, chopped mint, vanilla, mocha and ripe plum lead the nose. The meaty palate doles out prune, ripe black cherry, fig, cinnamon and nutmeg alongside the heat of alcohol and solid, chewy tannins.
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.