Cannonau di Sardegna D.O.C.
Grape variety: 100% Cannonau. The most popular red grape variety in the island finds in the valley of Oristano a good distributional area thanks to the nearness of the sea and the mild climate, creating medium structured but very well-balanced, elegant wines with a good alcohol content.
Soil: Sedimentary soil, with medium-sandy texture and possible presence of clay.
Vineyard size: 15 ha
Training system: Spurred cordon.
Fertilizers: Natural organic.
Plant protection products: Traditional; sulphur and copper.
Weeding: Only mechanical.
Fermentation: Fermentation on skins. Maceration lasts 8/10 days and takes place at a controlled temperature around 24 °C.
Ageing: Ageing for 6 months in used durmast barrels, followed by refining in concrete vats for an additional 6 months.
Description: Ruby red, the wine shows slightly toasted, red fruit aromas on the nose. Dry, fresh and pleasantly smooth on the palate. A wine with good structure and high drinkability.
Alcohol content: 13,5% vol
Food matching: Hors d’oeuvres, entrées, game and red meats.
Serving temperature: 18-20 °C