Structured and balanced, this opens with aromas of dark berry, violet, menthol and spice. The focused palate doles out juicy black cherry, ripe strawberry, ground pepper, anise and chopped herb against a backdrop of closely-knit, refined tannins. Drink 2018–2028.
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.