Made with 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot, this has aromas of ripe black plum, vanilla and a touch of caramel. The dense palate offers black-currant jam, sweet exotic spice and a hint of licorice alongside round 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.