Aromas of espresso, toasted oak and grilled herb take center stage and follow through to the full-bodied palate along with Golden Delicious apple, toasted nut and a hint of lemon zest. If you like evident oak, you'll enjoy this, but the wood may be too invasive for others. Drink soon to capture the remaining fruit.
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.