This is an excellent effort from this scalding vintage. It has a ripe berry fragrance layered with incense and orange peel, while the palate shows wild cherry, white pepper and a hint of espresso. It's concentrated, yet balanced, and already drinking well.
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.