There’s no point banging on about Sangiovese being the next big thing, because according to some it’s been big for a number of years already. This native Italian has taken quite a shine to the Australian way of life and is thriving in this part of the Adelaide Hills. Do yourselves a favour the next time you are making pasta or home made pizza, pair it with this for a proper taste of Italy. It’s lifted with cherry and spice and has an attractive sweet fruit profile. Smooth and a touch savoury, this is as generous as a hug from an Italian nonna.
Appearance: Crimson cherry red with plum purple hue.
Nose: Aromas of dark cherries, redcurrants and hints of black pepper.
Just a hint of roasted chestnuts is evident from the oak. A very
inviting and complex nose.
Palate: Elegant palate with good primary fruits of cherry and
blackcurrant, redcurrant and black pepper spice. Integrated
subtle sweet French oak and savoury fruit tannins which are firm
but not excessive are balanced by firm acidity and gentle fruit
sweetness. An ideal accompaniment to food, in particular red
meat and gamey dishes, antipasto or with a strongly flavoured