The intriguing nose suggests blue flower, scorched earth, smoke, spice and ripe dark fruit. The palate is subtle and reserved, revealing mature black cherry, ground black pepper and allspice alongside tightly knit, velvety tannins, with a decadent licorice note on the finish.
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.