Made of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot, this opulent wine evokes black currant, underbrush and vanilla on the nose. The concentrated palate delivers cassis, toast, tobacco and a black pepper note, while close-grained tannins leave an astringent finish. Drink 2018–2022.
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.