Maimone

Cannonau di Sardegna D.O.C.

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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