This wine starts with aromas of toasted oak, coffee, mature blackberries and hints of bell pepper. The palate offers overripe plum, black currants, toasted oak, chocolate, and espresso alongside astringent and drying wood tannins that give this an abrupt 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.