Densely concentrated, this has subtle aromas of leather, dried plum, nutmeg and a whiff of exotic spice. The robust palate delivers raisin, cassis and pipe tobacco alongside hearty tannins. Made with grapes that were left to dry before fermentation, you'll also notice the heat of alcohol on the close.
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.