Country: Italy, Tuscany
Tasting Notes: Intense ruby red with reflections of violet. The sangiovese and Alicante contribute to the structure and complexity of the blend with spice and liquorice flavors. The Syrah and Carignan contribute a fresh dark berry component. The wine hints at a Southern Rhone style with black olive aromas, and ripe fruit.
Varietal: Blend of 40% Sangiovese, 25% Alicante, 25% Syrah, 10% Carignan
Pairing: Game, steak and roasted meats.