A fifty-fifty blend of Aglianico and Piedirosso, this monolithic wine is dominated by sweet oak, coffee and espresso sensations along with undertones of black fruit. Additional fruity richness would better support the overwhelming oak and astringent wood 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: email@example.com.