Aromas of baked plum, cake spice, purple flower and a balsamic note jump out of the glass. The full-bodied palate shows power and finesse, delivering dried cherry, fig, vanilla, nutmeg and pipe tobacco while firm, velvety tannins provide the framework.
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.