Badia a Coltibuono Cancelli 2008
Other Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy
The 2008 Cancelli's perfect balance of acid and fruit, and soft and harmonious finish complements many kinds of cuisine.
Intense ruby red color, with purplish blue
hues. Powerful on the nose, with aromas
of cherry and ripe red fruits, accompanied
by delicate hints of pepper. On the palate
it is fresh, fragrant, with elegant,
pleasantly persistent tannins.
Grape varieties: Sangiovese 70% - Syrah
Badia a Coltibuono, or "The Abbey of good harvest," lies in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, between Florence and Siena. The Abbey is approximately two thousand years old, but history records date the property back to the Etruscan civilizations of the 3rd century BC. Today, the estate is composed of vineyards, chestnut, walnut and olive trees, all of them lying on one of the best sites in the Chianti area, where the soil... View More