A blend of 90% Sangiovese and 10% Colorino, this opens with aromas of underbrush, toasted oak, blackberry and grilled herb. On the firm palate, notes of espresso, clove and aniseed accent a core of dried black cherry while assertive tannins provide the framework.
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.