Mature black fruit, spice, underbrush and tobacco aromas lead the nose on this full-bodied wine. The round, robust palate delivers spicy plum, blackberry, ground black pepper and licorice alongside big but velvety tannins. The heat of alcohol is evident.
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.