This 100% Nero d'Avola opens with ripe plum, toast and vanilla aromas that carry over to the dense palate together with blackberry jam, licorice and mocha notes. Close-grained tannins give it a firm, astringent finish. Drink through 2021.
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.