Fragrant and polished, this opens with enticing scents of perfumed berry, baking spice, rose, grilled herb and pipe tobacco. The delicious palate offers juicy black cherry, mocha, anise and a balsamic note while smooth, velvety tannins give it an elegant texture. Drink 2019–2029.
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.