Underbrush, leather, ripe black berries and menthols lead the aromas. The palate offers fleshy red and black cherries accented with espresso, oak, sweet vanilla and thyme alongside drying, forceful tannins. Drink 2015–2019.
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.