Aromas of mature black fruit, spearmint and espresso come with the barest whiff of earthy farmyard. The palate offers up black cherry, raspberry and black pepper accented with toast and espresso, all alongside assertive but drying tannins. It's forward and evolved with ideal drinking time 2015–2019.
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.