This brooding wine starts with aromas that recall underbrush, overripe black fruit, mint, iris and baking spices. The palate is tightly knit, with ripe red fruit, black pepper and black spices alongside solid tannins. It's already accessible so enjoy over the next few years.
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.