Wild red berry, dark baking spice, tilled earth and balsamic aromas slowly emerge in the glass. The round, juicy palate delivers ripe black cherry, spiced plum, nutmeg and star anise framed in velvety, enveloping tannins. A tobacco note closes the finish. Drink 2018–2025.
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.