This blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet and other varieties opens with rustic aromas that recall earth, farmyard and over-ripe plums. The palate is a bit better, with mature black fruit flavors accompanied by spice notes, although it finishes on a bitter note.
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.