A 50-50 blend of Sangiovese and Canaiolo, this opens with earthy aromas of red cherry, tilled soil and a whiff of leather. The bright firm palate delivers raspberry and a hint of brown spice alongside fine-grained tannins that grip the finish.
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.