Aromas of roasted coffee beans, baked dark fruit and baking spices lead the nose. The tightly wound palate delivers black cherry, mocha, espresso and a confectionary note while a hint of licorice closes the finish. It's still wound up with assertive tannins that need to soften.
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.