A blend of Merlot and Sangiovese, this offers aromas of black plum, dried herb, violet and a whiff of baking spice. The vibrant palate doles out juicy black cherry, licorice and a hint of espresso alongside fine-grained, polished tannins and zesty acidity. 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.