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Sardus Pater Is Solus Carignano del Sulcis 2015

Synopsis, Our Opinion: An “all-time” FANTASTIC bargain Sardinian wine!!!

Producer/Winery: Cantine Sardus Pater; Sant’ Antioco, Italy.

Grape Variety: Carignano, (Carignan).

Geographic Appellation: Carignano del Sulcis; Sardinia, Italy.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $13.50 (with a 10% mixed case discount).

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Roast pork, baked potato and a salad with lots of fresh cherry tomatoes, garden lettuce and Parmesan cheese.

Tasting:

    He said: Opened 1-hour before drinking. Slightly opaque, dark garnet color with the same color rim. Musty fruit aromas with hints of oak and dried spice. Dry, medium to full-body with intense plum, blackberry, blueberry and licorice flavors that ends dry, dusty and with lots of bitter tar and spicy pepper. A very unpretentious red wine that has a confident character with it’s stout flavors, structured tannins and vague salty-like taste that continues long after the finish. If I had to describe it in a few words I’d say it was like a light Zinfandel. But no matter what you call it…this is an “all-time” FANTASTIC bargain Sardinian wine!!!

    She said: Vicky is in California this week so we just have a “He said” review.

Carignano grapes growing in sandy Sardinian soil
Photo from Vinodalproduttore.

Comments: Learn more about Cantine Sardus Pater and their wines.

Alcohol Content: 14%

Closure: Cork.

UPC Code: 8 91930 00007 5

Imported by: Sunrise Wines; Raleigh, North Carolina.