A blend of 80% Nerello Mascalese and 20% Petit Verdot, this offers aromas of toast, mature black-skinned berry, scorched earth, espresso and clove. The evolved palate delivers dried black currant, licorice, roasted coffee bean and tobacco alongside close grained 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.