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2013 Canto Di Lago | Sangiovese Barbera
Fleurieu Peninsula

$25.00

… Cin Cin!

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Description

Canto di Lago, translates to ‘Song of the Lake’ , referring to the vineyard where this wine started from. Located next to the shores of Lake Alexandrina in Langhorne Creek. Our vignerons claim that the sound of the gently lapping water is more beautiful for a vine than any other sound and is the elixir of the Mediterranean grape varieties used in this unique blend. Cin Cin!

Wine Analysis

Wine Specs

Region :Fleurieu Peninsula
Varietal :Sangiovese, Barbera
Vintage :2013
Food Pairing :

Bottle Specs

Bottle Size :750ml
Retail Price :$25.00
Bottles in Case :12

Technical Specs

Alcohol % :14.5
Bottling Date :04 September, 2014
Aging :12 Months
Sugar :2.40 g/L
Acid :6.20 g/L
PH :3.47
Ingredients :Grapes and sulphur dioxide.

Other ingredients used in the winemaking process:
- Cultivated yeast.
- Yeast nutrients.
At the time of bottling this wine contained:
- 147 ppm Total SO2
- 36 ppm Free SO
Oak :French & American (new and seasoned)
2013 Canto di Lago Tasting Note
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Fleurieu Peninsula”

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Awards & Accolades

Double Gold Medal

China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015

 

Gold Medal

China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2015

 

Tony Love, The Advertiser, 29th January 2016
“Zonte’s Footsteps 2013 Canto di Lago ($25/Langhorne Creek) uses Barbera as a minor player to sangiovese in a terrific red blend that emphasises the savoury side of the varieties yet still has ripe fruit and crunchy acidity as its finishing edge.”

 

Gold Medal/90 points

Critics Challenge 2016

 

Gold Medal

San Diego International Wine Competition 2014

 

James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2016

“Bright crimson-purple… A wine in two parts: first red berries on the bouquet and mid-palate, then a karate chop of tannins on the finish.”

 

90 points

Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front

Canto di Lago means “song of the lake”. The lake in question is Lake Alexandrina, famous of the Langhorne Creek district (for its cooling effect). Press release recommends that this be consumed with salami pizza. Mmmm, salami pizza.

 

4 stars

Rob Geddes, 2016 Australian Wine Vintages, 33rd Edition, p. 459
Exotic light soya sauce, bay leaf and black fruit aromas. The palate is medium dense and medium long with a pretty dark fruit middle palate. Length of earthy ripe fruits with plum, bay leaf and dark berry flavours and a food friendly juicy acid to finish.

 

Gold Medal/90 points

Critics Challenge 2016

2013 Canto di Lago Award Sheet