The nose of this organically farmed Sangiovese (90%) and Merlot (10%) suggests ripe black plum and vanilla. On the palate, dried black cherry, licorice and cedar notes are bolstered by firm but chewy tannins. Drink through 2019.
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.