Aromas of burned rubber, roasted coffee bean, grilled mushroom and scorched soil lead the nose. A blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, the diluted palate offers confectionary notes, mocha, espresso and blackberry extract alongside fleeting but astringent tannins.
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.