What We’re Drinking – Fattoria Casabianca Loccareto

Explore something new with this nice Italian red. Dark garnet in color. Raspberry, cherry, vanilla, and spices show on the nose. The palate is more tart than the nose. Cranberry and raspberry lead, followed by licorice, sage, and brown sugar. Tart fruits linger with grippy tannins. Drink with lamb, Recommended. 89 pts. DBH

Who: Fattoria Casabianca
What: Colorino
Where: Italy, Sienna
When: 2011
How Much: $12 (media sample)