Armaiolo, a 50/50 blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon from Tuscany, has aromas of red currants and cedar with a whiff of violet and vanilla. The soft, round palate shows ripe berry and plum accented by a hint of spice presented in an easy-drinking style. It's ready now.
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.