Plum and raisin aromas are accompanied by oak sensations on this blend of 70% Montepulciano, 25% Sangiovese and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The fruit appears to have dried up on the palate, which offers mint, vanilla and espresso, along with drying 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: email@example.com.