A blend of four native grapes, Nero d'Avola, Perricone, Frappato and Nerello Cappuccio, this opens with aromas of oak, espresso, dried herb, mature blackberry and dark spice. The firm palate offers dried black cherry, prune, licorice and ground pepper alongside tightly knit, close-grained 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.