This concentrated wine opens with aromas of ripe black fruit, smoke and subtle oak. The densely packed palate delivers notes of black cherry, mineral and medicinal herbs. It's still young, with bracing tannins that result in a mouth-drying finish. Drink after 2018.
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.