This Amarone opens with a fragrance of forest floor, plum cake and pipe tobacco. The rich, velvety palate delivers blackberry and wild cherry layered with cinnamon and cocoa. It's enveloping and already enjoyable but hold for another few years for more complexity.
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.