Nuraghe Crabioni

Cannonau di Sardegna DOC

Cannonau di Sardegna DOC
Italy

Red Wine100% Cannonau
  • Tasting Notes
  • Pairs With
    pork
    Fish
    Pasta
  • ColorRuby red
  • NoseIntense with sweet notes of ripe red fruit reminiscent of Maraschino cherries under spirits; lightly spiced 
    Raspberryraspberry
    Red Cherryred-cherry
  • Flavor Powerful and warm wine that is soft and intense in the mouth with persistent aromas; balanced with developed structure and nuanced layers that can be attributed to its rich terroir

Sardinia At a Glance

Region Name Sardinia

Sardinia is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. in Sardinia wine is much less culturally and historically engrained there than in the mainland regions, and wine production and consumption on any scale has developed only in the past few centuries.

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Vintage Publication Score Review Date POS Generator
2018 Vinous Media 90 Feb 2021 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2017 Wine Spectator 89 Nov 2019 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2017 Wine Enthusiast 88 Mar 2020 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
2016 Wine Enthusiast 87 Feb 2019 Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 90 Vintage 2018 Vinous Media The 2018 Cannonau di Sardegna Crabioni lifts up with a captivating display, mixing savory herbs, air-dried meats and an animalistic edge with crushed blackberries and a hint of citrus. It’s soft and fleshy in feel, displaying a pretty inner sweetness, as ripe wild berry fruits coast along a core of juicy acidity. Inner violet and lavender notes linger long over a coating of round tannins. A bit more depth would take this to the next level; that said, this is still fully satisfying and wonderfully fresh. Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 89 Vintage 2017 Wine Spectator Raspberry pâte de fruit, baked strawberry, lavender and ground cardamom notes are set in this bright, medium-bodied red, underscored by a minerally tang of saline and framed by light, supple tannins. Drink now through 2023. 1,666 cases made, 400 cases imported. –AN Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 88 Vintage 2017 Wine Enthusiast This approachable, medium-bodied red offers aromas of ripe wild berry and culinary spice. It's easygoing and savory, offering juicy Marasca cherry, black raspberry and a hint of nutmeg alongside rounded tannins. Drink through 2022. Shelf Talker Full Page Review
  • Score: 87 Vintage 2016 Wine Enthusiast This fragrant rounded red has aromas of fleshy red berry and baking spice. On the straightforward palate, soft tannins lend light support to juicy red cherry, raspberry and clove. KERIN O’KEEFE Shelf Talker Full Page Review