Founded in 1960 in Sardinia and counting 988 acres of prime, gently rolling soil reaching out to the sea, Cantina Santadi is run under the strictest, most quality-based criteria.
The arenaceous terrain of Sulcis’ coastline is unique in that pre-phylloxera rootstock
survives and thrives: the finely textured, wind-swept sand naturally prevents phylloxera from depositing its eggs!
Add to this one of Italy's legendary and brilliant oenologists, Piero Cella... and what you have can only be a range of true Sardinian gems.
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Intense ruby red, verging on garnet with complex notes of ripe blackberries, blueberries, mellow spices, myrtle, tobacco and chocolate. The palate confirms the nose; unique intensity and sweet, silky tannins; round, velvety texture.
Intense ruby red color with an intense fruity scent with a final note of liquorice. An elegant wine, with good body in the mouth.
The color is a deep, almost impenetrable ruby red. On the nose, intense and fruity notes of blackberries, blueberries, vanilla, myrtle, leather and licorice. On the palate, big and velvety, great structure and long aromatic finish, a full-bodied wine.
Great paired with red meats, wild boar,... more
The color is a deep, deep purple with ruby reflections indicating concentration, intensity and complexity. Its black cherry notes are ripely confirmed on the nose, where fruit, leather and game are laced with subtle spice. On the palate, lingering aromas of overripe cherries, well integrated oak... more
Santadi's 2007 Carignano del Sulcis Tre Torri is a beguiling wine imbued with the essence of sweet candied fruit, herbs, mint and spices. It offers notable expressiveness and complexity at this level, along with the weight to stand up to richly flavored foods. more
The pinnacle wine, exclusively from the best terroirs and grape selections, lengthily aged. 95% Carignano and 5% Bovaleddu, this fabulous red is so extract-rich and sugary the must has a hard time beginning fermentation! Maceration on the skins goes on for about 16 days, and elevage in Allier and... more
The color is a deep, almost impenetrable ruby red. While on the nose an intense, fruity notes of blackberries, blueberries, vanilla, myrtle, leather and licorice. On the palate, big and velvety, great structure and long aromatic finish, a full-bodied wine. more
SHARDANA is the name for the native
Sardinians - and the mysterious red symbol on the
label shown above is a Phoenician S.
Three thousand years later, Neil and Maria Empson
chose this ancient word for their own tribute to
beautiful Sardinia: a full-bodied, voluptuous red from
85% indigenous... more
Ancient, bush-trained pre-Phylloxera vines (Latin vines) preserving their original rootstock, grown in southern Sulcis on sandy and calcareous terrain. The climate is hot and dry in summertime, mild in winter.
Food Match: Roasted and grilled meat, game and wild fowl, spicy and aromatic dishes;... more
Color: Very intense, dark ruby red.
Nose: Complex and supple, hints of fruit and dried flowers, spicy notes of vanilla and black pepper.
Palate: Balanced thanks to its extractive components, mellow, stylish, harmonious.
Pairings: Medium and long-matured cheeses, roast red meat, lamb. more