Crushed violet, baking spice, scorched earth, ripe black-skinned fruit and a whiff of leather meld together on this velvety red. The round, ripe palate doles out raspberry jam, dried black cherry, raisin, ground pepper and licorice accompanied by firm, polished tannins. Drink 2016–2021.
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.