A blend of 60% Sangiovese, 25% Merlot and 15% Sagrantino, this opens with aromas blue flower, red berry, baking spice and plum. The juicy palate offers crushed blackberry, vanilla and cinnamon alongside tightly knit but fine-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.