This wine shows very ripe black fruit aromas, with oak and vanilla sensations in the background. The palate offers ripe plum and cassis flavors, enhanced by accents of pepper, spice, espresso and roasted coffee beans. It's fresh and still a bit tight, but enjoyable now.
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.