Made with native grapes Ripoli, Fenile and Ginestra, this concentrated, lumbering wine opens with aromas of oak, citrus and dried apricot. The dense palate offers oak extract, candied lemon, toast, and dried stone fruit. It finishes on a sugary sweet note of rock candy and butterscotch.
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.