Mostly Sangiovese with a small dose of Petit Verdot, this has attractive vanilla, dark cherry and spice aromatics, but a green, stalky note that lingers throughout. Supple tannins mingle pleasantly with tobacco and smoke on the palate.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: email@example.com