French oak, coconut and oak-driven spice aromas emerge in the glass. The racy palate is leaner than previous vintages but still offers yellow apple skin and candied citrus zest flavors and firm acidity. It closes on a bitter note of raw almond.
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.