Structured but sleek, this has aromas of ripe blackberry, raspberry and ground cooking spice. The full-bodied palate delivers juicy black cherry, black pepper, anise, wild herb and tobacco while ripe, polished tannins provide support. It nicely blends structure and elegance.
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.