This is a bold and savory selection, with intense fragrances of violet, plum and red licorice. The rich palate shows prune, cassis, clove, anisette and espresso, with big but round tannins and surprising freshness for the vintage. The finish ends with 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: email@example.com.