Aromas of blackberry, blue flower and a whiff of aniseed lead the nose. The medium-bodied palate offers ripe black cherry, vanilla, clove, white pepper and grilled herb alongside assertive, tightly knit tannins that leave a rather astringent finish. Drink 2016–2021.
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.