This full-bodied wine opens with aromas of toast, vanilla, cocoa, plum, violet and a whiff of grilled pepper. The robust palate offers black cherry, red currant, anise and clove alongside racy acidity and fine-grained tannins that leave a rather drying 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.