Deep ruby red. Elegant, with notes of black cherry and raspberry. It is well blended with the mature fruit. Soft mouth, enveloping, with soft tannins and good body. It has a high acidity, but is well balanced by rich tannins. Long finish, with an aftertaste that tends to the sweet licorice.
Starts out beefy, with iron, leather and underbrush aromas, picking up cherry and plum notes on the palate. Dense, dusty tannins line the finish, but this has complexity and persistence.
Perfumes of dark cherry and liquorice give way to spice and plums on the palate. Rounded tannins from the Sangiovese are lifted by the cassis concentration of the Cabernet and melt into a long, perfumed finish.