Pink Wines of the Earth
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The wine does not overwhelm one with fruitybombasticity; it’s charms are seductively subtle. An extremely elegant and complex Vin Gris de Cigare.
"Tart and lively with notes of rhubarb, celery leaf, raspberry, sour cherry. and juicy gala apple." - Planet Grape
Ciliegiolo is a wondrous, important (if largely unknown) grape, of Tuscan origin, and known through DNA research to be a very close relative (either parent or child) of Sangiovese. If I were guessing, I would believe it to be Sangio’s parent; there is a primal Ur-force to the grape – it seems to have arisen from the Age of the Titans (it possesses the most virile, upright growing canes I have ever observed).
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What is really distinctive about the wine was its treatment - 9 months al fresco in glass demijohn - that has imparted a distinctive nuttiness, almost a slight sherry-like character. Should be quite interesting to the more adventurous tasters.
Limited production wine