Discover Umbria in this fabulous 2016 blend.
Crushed wild berries with peppery herbs grab your attention in this blend from Montefalco in Umbria. Ripe cherry fruit envelopes the palate with hints of dusty earth and softening tannins. This is rustic yet refined and easy-drinking with loads of Italian personality. The wine is aged in tank and barrel for several years prior to release. Sangiovese, Sagrantino and Merlot.
95 POINTS, Wine Enthusiast. "This full-bodied red starts off with aromas of leather, forest floor and camphor. Enveloping and structured, the palate shows a weightless concentration, featuring dried cherry, licorice, tobacco and a hint of orange zest framed in velvety...
This Sangiovese-based blend offers ripe berries and forest fruit with a soft structure. Medium to full-bodied, this wine offers hints of Tuscan earth and subtle spice notes with a savory-smooth and palate-coating finish.
92 POINTS, James Suckling. "A ripe and full-bodied Brunello with intense notes of cassis, stewed plums and olive notes. Some grilled herbs, too. Broad and creamy tannins with plenty of rich fruit."