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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  • Chianti Classico

      Chianti Classico is the heart of the Chianti zone in the Tuscany region of Italy. It was a...

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      Chianti Rufina is a small subzone of Chianti in Tuscany, Italy. There are seven subzones d...

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    Chianti Colli Senesi is the largest, and some say the finest, subzone of Chianti in the Tuscany...

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Canaiolo on Snooth

  • Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano D.o.c.g. Rot Trocken Toscana 2008

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    Wine review by GoldFork


  • Cecchi Chianti 2010

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    Wine review by RhinoRally


  • Carpineto Chianti Classico 2010

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    Wine review by nventure


  • Antico Colle Rosso Toscana IGT 2010

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    Wine review by lucyfa


  • I am an analytical kind of guy.  Also, sometimes the silliest questions pop into my mind.  I’ll bet there are people here who can shed some light on my questions, below.  During today’s mid-day constitutional (past all the tract houses, past the elementary school, to the snake- and small rodent-infested hiking trails, up and down the hills, over... Read More

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  • Chianti Dei Colli Senesi 2011

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    Clear and transparent, ruby red colour and not very consistent at sight.Fruity aromas, a bit acid but warm at taste. Equilibrated and to enjoy all the meal long. Read More

    Wine review by redpoz


  • Chianti Dei Colli Senesi 2011

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    Clear and transparent, ruby red colour and not very consistent at sight.Fruity aromas, a bit acid but warm at taste. Equilibrated and to enjoy all the meal long. Read More

    Wine review by redpoz


  • Mantellassi Morellino di Scansano Poggio Etrusco 2009

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    Excellent sangiovese blend (5% cab, 5% Canaiolo nero). Fruit forward, not so earthy, with mild tannins and a good finish. Well balanced and very much a food wine. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0


  • Melini Sangiovese Blend Chianti Borghi d'Elsa 2010

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    Wine review by MrNAS


  • Piccini Chianti Italy Tuscany Dry 2004

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    A sangiovese and canaiolo product, it's a typical Chianti wine. It starts soft and blossoms on the tongue with peppery notes and a variety of heartier fruits. It avoids being too harsh and finishes surprisingly clean for a "budget" wine. As with most Chiantis, it is much better taken while eating - particular favorites are pizzas and cheese-f... Read More

    Wine review by MrNAS


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