This full-bodied wine opens with earthy aromas of game, leather, ripe black fruit, clove and a balsamic note. Bracing tannins that still need to unwind support the concentrated blackberry, raspberry, tobacco and licorice flavors. The warmth of alcohol shows on the close. Drink 2017–2023.
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.