A blend of 85% Sangiovese and 15% Malvasia Nera, this offers aromas suggesting black-skinned fruit, roasted coffee bean and underbrush. The firm palate evokes mature black cherry, toast, vanilla and espresso alongside assertive, close-grained tannins.
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.