Aromas of plum jam, blackberry extract and dark baking spice lead the nose. The smooth dense palate tastes of dried black cherry, ground pepper, licorice and tobacco framed in velvety tannins. Fresh acidity lifts the rich flavors while notes of raisin and exotic spice close the firm finish.
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.