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Cantina Santodi Shardana Valli di Porto Pino 2009 Wine Review

Cantina Santodi Shardana Valli di Porto Pino 2009

Cantina Santodi Shardana Valli di Porto Pino 2009

Sardinia, Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $34.95

Drink: 2015-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

More Vintages: 2005 

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Reviews and Ratings

Alex & Priya - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Priya: 85% Carignano, 15% Syrah.
Super-rich, almost purple black in hue. Tastes like a port without the sweetness. It has a depth to it that reminds me of port ( and an aftereffect). Maybe it also reminds me of Amarone - that full-bodied fruitfulness, again without being too fruity. Interesting wine, interesting enough for me to say I'd like to try it again. 87 pts

Alex: Amarone, Port, both good analogies Priya. The point is, this is a very rich wine, and the fruit is heavily roasted in flavor - indicative of the intensely sunny year they must of had in Sardinia. There's a lot of oak as well, adding chocolate, bbq sauce and hung meat notes. There's iron, iodine, new leather and briny nuances as well, a complex drop for sure. Unctuous and velvety on the palate, with supple tannins, enough acidity, and plenty of scorched blueberry, cherry and plum. Heat detracts only slightly from a meaty, spicy finish. This would be excellent with barbeque, particularly ribs. Solid value. 90 pts
Debbie Ingram - CSW, WSET Level 1 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

From Sardinia, this wine is a blend of Carignan and Syrah. It is an intense, rich full bodied wine. It is fruit forward with notes of blackberries, ripe plum, spices and wood. A really interesting wine. Would go well with a good cut of meat.

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