Made with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, this opens with aromas of ripe black fruit, oak and toast. The palate delivers flavors of ripe plum, blackberry and fig, all accented by notes of white pepper, espresso and chocolate. It finishes on a slightly astringent note.
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.