Merlot ??Sangiovese?wines are made from two grape varieties extensively grown and widely appreciated in?Italy.?Sangiovese?is internationally renowned for its well-balanced structure and savory flavors. It also happens to be Italy's most planted grape variety, one that has found considerable success in various?New World?regions. The ubiquitous?Merlot, on the other hand, is a relatively new addition to Italy's stable of wine grapes, but production volumes have increased exponentially since the 1990s.
Wild-berry, underbrush and blue-flower aromas waft out of the glass along with a whiff of mint. Made with 92% Sangiovese and 8% Merlot, the bright easy-drinking palate offers crushed cherry, dried herb and a white-pepper note set against lithe tannins.