Aromas of this robust wine recall resin, raisin, vanilla and plum cake. The warm, thick palate offers prune, licorice and ground black pepper alongside robust tannins. There's not much fruit richness and the heat of alcohol throws this off balance.
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.