CANNONAU DI SARDEGNA D.O.C.
Controlled Origin Denomination
Red Wine – Alc. 13,5% Vol. – 75 cl.
GRAPES: Cannonau 100%.
Location: Grape from vineyards in the municipality of Monti (North-East of Sardinia Region) at 1000-1100 feet above sea-level.
Soil: Sandy soils formed from granite rock weathering.
Production: 2,5 Tons/Acre.
Harvest: By hand in the middle of october.
Pressing: Destemmed and crush with soft pressing after fermentation.
Fermentation: At controlled temperature, 20-22°C (68-72°F) for15 days in stainless steel tanks.
Maturation: In oak barrels for 6 – 8 months.
Bottling: Steril bottling under nitrogen; using natural corks.
Tasting notes: A deep red wine with tinges of garnet. Intense scent of ripe red berries with pleasant oak and spicy notes. Full-bodied, round with long finish.
Food matching: To be served with roast red meats, aged cheeses and rich pasta dishes.
Serving temperature: 16 -18°C (60-65°F).