Enticing scents of pipe tobacco, exotic spice, forest floor and crushed violet fill the glass. On the enveloping palate, licorice and orange zest accent juicy Marasca cherry and cranberry. It's nicely balanced, with firm refined tannins and bright acidity. Drink 2021–2028.
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.