This toasty expression of Amarone delivers espresso, subtle oak, plum cake and smoky aromas. On the palate, notes of tobacco leaf and grilled herbs accent the primary raisin and prune flavors alongside tightly packed tannins that need a few more years to unwind. 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.