The name of our classic, multi-regional Italian style and varieties comes from that lovely old Italian folk story, which has some relevance to the Crittenden family. In fact, so strong is Garry’s love of Italian varieties that he has written and published a book exploring their suitability to Australian climates
Rose is one of the most versatile and enjoyable styles around, offering as it does a great compliment to Asian dishes or just a refreshing drink on a hot summer’s day.
The distinguishing character of Sangiovese is that of savouriness followed by bitter (morello) cherries - traits which are more than abundant in our Pinocchio version.
A cleansing zap of acidity provides fantastic longevity and brings the juicy fruit characters to the fore.
Intriguing is its beguiling nose of lychees and gin-ger, the delicious frizzante (fizz) it carries and the refreshing spine of acidity that cuts through the sweetness of the unfermented grape sugar.
This wine shows all of the classic 'Grigio' characters both on the nose and in the mouth.