Enticing aromas of fresh violet, blackberry jam, cake spice and a whiff of new leather jump out of the glass. On the structured polished palate, velvety tannins frame dried black cherry, prune, chewing tobacco and mocha. Fresh acidity lifts the rich flavors.
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.