This elegantly structured red opens with aromas of red and black berry, lightly toasted oak and a whiff of coffee. The smooth palate offers wild cherry, black raspberry, espresso and white pepper. Firm but silky tannins and bright acidity provide the framework. Drink through 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.