The Wine: Renosu Cannonau NV
Tenute Dettori Renosu Cannonau is a red natural wine from Sardinia, Italy, made from 100% native grape varietal Cannonau grown biodynamically. This wine is made in the most natural way possible, no additives, no selected yeasts, unfined, and unfiltered.
The Producer: Tenute Dettori
Tenute Dettori is a mythical estate located in Badde Nigolosu, Sardinia. The land is hilly around this area, with an average altitude of 250 meters above sea level. The soil composition is in mostly calcareous (Organogenic limestones, calcarenites, sandstones, and conglomerates of Miocene), and looks pale yellow.
The vegetation comprises olive trees, vineyards, Mediterranean shrub (macchia Mediterranea, carob, wild olive and laurel, myrtle, mastic, phillyrea, arbutus, the buckthorn, and holly), prickly pears, and fig trees. Badde Nigolosu pullulates with fauna such as hawks, buzzards, foxes, hedgehogs, hares, wild boars.
The vineyards are the same as they were in the past: Sardinian low vines without irrigation and with a density of 5,000/7,000 plants per hectare. Yields are very low at Tenute Dettori, quantities limited, quality is the only thing that matters. Winemaking is completely natural and the estate is certified biodynamic.
The Region: Sardegna