The 2011 has a foundation of Sangiovese (50%) for rustic red fruit flavors and earthy aromas. Cabernet Sauvignon (24%)and Cabernet Franc (7%) add structure and color to the wine, with Malbec (9%) and Merlot (10%) providing lush, rich tannins and depth.
This Northern Rhône-style Syrah is versatile wine with integrated and well balanced flavors. Herbaceous when young, once developed the wine boasts flavors of plum, dried cherry, blackberry, currant and licorice blaze around the canopy of the palate. Acids give structure to the wine, weaving through to allow flavors to integrate and soften the mouthfeel.