This structured Barbaresco offers aromas of ripe black fruit, espresso and balsamic notes. The fleshy palate delivers crushed black cherry, licorice, coffee bean, black pepper and grilled herb alongside grippy tannins that need a few years to soften and unwind. Drink after 2017.
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.