2017 Vigna Cantina Sangiovese

The go to wine in our house when family & friends swarm to eat.

Native family red grape of Molise Abruzzi grown here in the Barossa Valley.

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Region Barossa Valley
Sub-Region Moppa Hill
Specified Vineyard Single vineyard Piccolo clone on ironstone over limestone.
Altitude 340 metres
Trellis System Single wire
Varietal Sangiovese 100%
Age of Vines 21 years
Alc/vol 14.0%
Closure Stelvin
Yield per Vine 3 kg / 2.5 ton per acre
Oak Treatment Seasoned 300lt French oak for 9 months
Total Production 4,000 bottles
Vintage Excellent winter rains and good fruit set was a good sign for a healthy vintage. Summer was mild to warm with a couple of rain events during January & February helped freshen things up leading into March harvest.
Packed with Sangiovese high fragrances of dark cherry and sweet spices. The flavours flow on from the aromatics which are full, delicious and savoury with a lovely juicy, bright refreshing palate and fine tannin lift with oak in minor. A lovely food table wine.
Wine Making Made via a mixture of whole berry and 30% whole bunch wild yeast ferment in small open top fermenters, soft pump overs, basket pressed and bottled unfiltered.


Mike Bennie

Indaily – Philip White

The Wine Front – Gary Walsh