Leafy, earthy, underbrush sensations dominate the nose of this 60-40 blend of Montepulciano and Sangiovese. The palate feels lean with tobacco leaf, prune, bitter almond and alcohol, alongside bracing, astringent 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.