Antichi Poderi Jerzu – Cannonau “Bantu” DOC 2016
The Cannonau is the most important red grape variety of Sardinia. The Cannonau Bantu of Antichi Poderi di Jerzu is from grapes harvested around the village of Jerzu. Bantu Cannonau di Sardegna DOC is a fresh and drinkable red from the Antichi Poderi di Jerzu social winery. Obtained from a selection of cannonau grapes from the municipal and surrounding area and aged in really large barrels in order to preserve all the freshness of the fruit. From the excellent relationship between quality and price, it expresses all the Mediterranean vocation of the Cannonau of the Ancient Poderi Jerzu. It has the beautiful Mediterranean suppleness and beside a lot of forest fruits also fine spicy notes.
Ruby red colour with purple tinges. Scents of forest fruits and Mediterranean scrub. Dry, medium-bodied red wine is bursting with flavors of dark red raspberries and strawberries. A young, straightforward Cannonau (also known as Grenache/Garnacha!) that is extremely fascinating and vivid proof of the quality of the Jerzu terroir. Juicy berry fruit meets Mediterranean maquis flavors, accompanied by fine-grained tannins.
Meat cooked over an open flame is an art-form in Sardinia and specialties such as spit-roasted suckling pig or lamb seem perfect for the rich and complex flavors of Cannonau