Sardinian Cannonau (aka Grenache) has a leaner profile compared to French Southern Rhône or Spanish Garnacha. This one is equally brooding and elegant, opening with notes of blackberries, sun dried tomatoes, rosemary, iron and forest floor. The palate is lush and silky with a mineral-dense core that descends over velvet-like tannins. The finish is savory, earthy with a touch of herbal and floral notes.
Additional Notes from Strade Bianche:
"Owner and winemaker Simone Sedilesu feels lucky to have grown up in Mamoiada in Sardinia, where wine is an integral part of everyday life. His father was a winemaker, his grandfather was a winemaker, and so on for generations. You could say he was born to be a winemaker as well. After finishing his university studies, Simone decided to leave his family’s winery to set out on his own path. He began with two hectares of rented vineyards and an old garage where he could work independently–a true “garagiste”! In 2018 he expanded to a new winery with enough space to work a bit more comfortably, and he was able to begin vinifying each vineyard parcel separately."