This fruit-powered Sangiovese was aged in neutral barrels, and the cranberry and raspberry flavors come through clean and fresh. It's still a bit tight, crisp and compact. Give it some breathing time if you plan to drink it soon.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.