Grilled pepper, stewed black fruit, black currant, cedar and blackberry aromas lead the nose on this full-bodied red. The palate offers black plum, cherry marinated in spirits, black pepper and clove. It's still tightly wound with austere, astringent tannins. Drink after 2017.
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.