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Date Printed: 8/21/2014
Santadi Carignano del Sulcis Grotta Rossa 2008
Santadi Carignano del Sulcis Grotta Rossa 2008
(search item no. 105707)
Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 8/21/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense ruby red color with an intense fruity scent with a final note of liquorice. An elegant wine, with good body in the mouth.
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About Cantina Santadi:

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.