Winemaker/Director of Eonology: Marco Stefanini
Variety: 100% Sangiovese
Region: Tuscany, Italy
One of those lucky finds, when for $8 you get a perfect Sangiovese to accompany your tortellini dinner.
IL CANNETO is made from a blend of various clones of Sangiovese, cultivated on the hills of Maremma. The hot and dry climate in the province of Grosseto, with a very low rainfall, results in limited yield. Therefore the Sangiovese here has the premium concentration of flavors and color.
The wine aged for 6 months in stainless steel tanks to preserve the freshness of the fruit.
The Montellassi winery makes a number of wines, red, white and rose – and I am looking forward to grab some other bottles of their portfolio the next time.
Bright, ruby color and fresh aroma of dark cherries. On the palate, this is medium body red with lively fruit, bright flavors. I like the fact that the wine has enough weight on its own to accommodate even heavier meals, although it’s not supported with oak. An excellent value!!! I will definitely go back for more!