Made from Sangiovese, Sagrantino and Merlot, this structured wine delivers notes of black cherry, raspberry, black pepper and spice, along with a licorice accent. It has bracing but ripe tannins that need a few more years to unwind. Drink 2015–2022.
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.