This darkly pigmented, impenetrable wine opens with leafy aromas of underbrush, dried cigarette tobacco, mature black fruit and a eucalyptus note. The forward palate offers up sugary-sweet black cherry, vanilla and milk chocolate along with drying wood tannins that give a bitter close.
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.