Here's a robust wine that opens with aromas of blue flower, earth, black fruit and a whiff of new leather. The juicy palate delivers ripe black cherry, mature raspberry, black pepper and balsamic herb, all supported by a firm, tannic backbone. Hold for additional complexity; best from 2016–2026.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.