Sunbaked earth, mature black-skinned fruit, blue flower, tobacco and new leather aromas waft out of the glass. The juicy, chewy palate doles out fleshy black cherry, blackberry, cinnamon, white pepper and a hint of game accompanied by ripe, solid tannins. Drink 2017–2027.
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.