PRODUCTION ZONE: Central Sardinia.
VINIFICATION: the Cannonau grows on slope and alluvial deposits of volcanic basalt rock originating from the Pleistocene and late Pleistocene. soil is clay loam, with an alkaline pH, stony close to surface and at moderate depth, has excellent structure and is very rich in micronutrients.
Maceration approx. 1 week at 24 - 26°c. Steel-aged for few months and finally 2 months in bottle.
AROMA: Good intensity of aroma with hints of ripe red fruits, berries and violets.
TASTE: balanced and bodiful with a warm lingering finish.
Excellent structure with soft tannins, fruity flavor.
PAIRINGS: cold cuts, oily fish, grilled meats, semi-soft and mediumhard cheeses.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5% VOL
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°C