Cake spices, leather, violet and tilled soil are among the aromas that emerge from this structured wine. The bright palate offers crushed black cherry layered with vanilla, fig, carob, licorice, sage and balsamic notes. The vibrant finish is highlighted by a blast of orange peel.
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.