Made from 85% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia and 5% Alicante, it features aromas of blue flower, ripe black fruit and espresso notes. The palate offers black cherry, black pepper, toasted oak and roasted coffee beans. It ends on a bitter, tannic note that dries out the mouth.
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.