Made from a blend of 80% Nero d'Avola and 20% Merlot, this hearty wine opens with aromas of underbrush, tobacco leaf, mature plum, bell pepper and black berry. The round palate offers notes of juicy blackberry, cocoa, vanilla and expresso.
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.