The wine blends Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet and Sangiovese in equal parts. Aromas of cedar, ripe black berries and plum almost jump from the glass. The juicy fruit carries over to the creamy palate together with black cherry, mint and mocha alongside soft, round tannins that give a velvety texture.
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.