Canaiolo

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Common synonyms: Caccione Nero, Canaiola, Canaiolo Colore, Canaiolo Nero Grosso, Canaiolo Rosso Piccolo, Canajola Lastri, Canajolo Piccolo, Cannaiola, Tindillaro, Uva Canina, Uva Fosca, Vitis Vinifera Etrusca, Cacciuna Nera, Canaiolo Grosso, Canaiolo Nero Minuto, Canaiolo Toscano, Canajolo, Canajuola, Cannajola, Tindilloro, Uva Colore CAnaiola, Uva Grossa, Cagnina, Canaiolo Borghese, Canaiolo Nero a Raspo Rosso, Canaiolo Pratese, Canaiuola, Canajolo Lastri, Canajuolo Nero Commune, Colore, Uva Canaiolo, Uva dei Cani, Uva Marchigiana, Calabrese, Canaiolo Cascolo, Canaiolo Nero Comune, Canaiolo Romano, Canaiuolo, Canajolo Nero Grosso, Canina, San Giovese, Uva Canajuola, Uva Donna, Uva Merla

Parentage of the grape: Unknown

History of the grape: In the 18th century, Canaiolo actually played a bigger role in Chianti than did Sangiovese. Then, in the 1870s, Bettino Ricasoli created a formula for Chianti that more closely resembles the modern one. This one was dominated by Sangiovese with only a bit of Read more »

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  • Castello Della Paneretta Chianti Classico 2009

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    A bit hot and angular without the normal sangiovese acidity or spice. Slightly cooked taste, may have been starting to go. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0


  • Rinascimento Dievole Toscana IGT 2011

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • E. Antinori Chianti Classico Laude 2007

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • With harvest truly getting underway in northern California, up to now it's ... ... Montevertine, Sangiovese/Canaiolo/Colorino, Pian del Ciampolo $502008 Bucci, Sangiovese/Montepulciano, Pongelli, Rosso Piceno $502007 Santadi, Carignano, Shardana, Valli di Porto Pino $55 I know that that is seven bottles each of red and white, a bit more than t... Read More

    From the article 6 Great Wine Lists


  • After 1 week travel in gorgeous Tuscany, more precisely in Montepulciano, I can ... common addition is the "canaiolo nero" local grape). The addition of the French varieties I found to smoothen the wines and make them easier to drink young (4-5 years old).Many, many, names (Producers) to find, so not an easy choice overall. Some names worth men... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Vino Nobile indeed


  • Chianti DOCG Classico Riserva Fontalle 2011

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    Peppery food-friendly Chianti. Read More

    Wine review by calywa


  • Chianti DOCG Classico Riserva Fontalle 2001

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    No written review

    Wine review by calywa


  • It's relatively easy to find superior, satisfying wine if you’re free ... with Cabernet Sauvignon and Canaiolo Nero making up the balance. 89 Points2009 La Selva "Colli del Uccellina" Morellino di Scansano $20Starts off with good depth of fruit on the nose, showing ripe black cherry, lovely perfume notes, sweet aromatics, and some vanilla. Very... Read More

    From the article Morellino di Scansano


  • Cecchi Chianti 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by bmatty604


  • Tenuta di Montecucco Passonaia Montecucco DOC 2009

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    In the glass, the wine had an intense ruby red color. The bouquet was fruit-forward with heavy aromas of blackberry, bilberry, blueberry and raspberry. Alcohol by volume was label listed at 14%.On the palate, Passonaia was dry with mellow, pleasing tannins. I tasted red fruits and spices. Quite well-balanced. The wine was medium-bodied with a pe... Read More

    Wine review by vino in love


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