Fragrant and refined, this opens with aromas of rose, violet, dark berry, cake spice and a balsamic whiff of menthol. The full-bodied, approachable palate delivers crushed Morello cherry, cinnamon, star anise and clove alongside velvety tannins that give it polish and structure. Drink 2017–2022.
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.