Toast, baking spice, fruitcake and anise are some of the aromas that emerge on this structured red. On the forward palate, notes of black pepper, licorice and a hint of tobacco accent a core of dried black. Firm, velvety tannins provide support. Drink 2018–2026.
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.