Pressed violets and ripe black-skinned berry aromas lead the nose of this blend of 80% Sangiovese and 20% Merlot. The firm palate doles out ripe blackberries, cloves and aniseed alongside chewy tannins and tangy acidity.
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.