The wine opens with aromas of oak, toast, coffee, black fruit and spearmint. The palate offers black currants, sour cherry, espresso and mint alongside dusty, drying tannins. Reflecting the vintage, this young Brunello is already accessible, so drink 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.