A blend of Sangiovese, Colorino and Canaiolo, this opens with grilled herb, toast, espresso and cured meat aromas. On the palate, clove and roasted sage notes add depth to tart red cherry and strawberry fruit. Fine-grained tannins and vibrant acidity provide the firm, elegant structure.
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.