Subdued aromas of dried berry, toasted oak and scorched earth eventually emerge in the glass. A blend of Sangiovese, Colorino and Cabernet Sauvignon, the palate offers dried black cherry, anise, tobacco and roasted coffee bean alongside ample tannins. The fruit is starting to dry up, so don't hold on to this too long.
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.