CANNONAU NUOVA RISERVA

CANNONAU DI SARDEGNA RISERVA

Denominazione di Origine Controllata

 

Grapes: Cannonau 100%

Vineyard and training method: Is Crabilis (Ussana)

Age of the vineyard: 35 years

Yield: 60 quintals/hectare

Soil type: clayey, calcareous of medium hill rich in texture 150/180 m above sea level

Vinification, Maturation, Ageing: manual harvest in the very early morning. Maceration on the skins at controlled temperature for ten days. At the end of the alcoholic fermentation the malolactic one takes place and then the refinement for twelve months in three thousand liters French oak barrels followed by three more months in stainless steel vats and four more in bottle.

Tasting notes: dark ruby red, almost impenetrable, intense notes of little red fruits, blackberry and red cherry jam, together with fine spicy notes. Smooth, elegant tannins, full body, enveloping. Long finish.

Matching and service: Grilled or braised red meats; savoury, spicy main courses, seasoned cheeses.

 

TALES FROM THE WINERY

Cannonau is one of the oldest vines in Sardinia and now it's clear it Nuragic origini which is dated 1200 b.C.

To the seed discovered, dated and studied by the Milan University that puts Cannonau ahead of any compared or similar grape, we dedicate the label of this wine... with the shape of a Nuraghe, the most importan one.

Su Nuraxi of Barumini, a small town 20 Km north of the winery is the monument symbol of Sardinia and of its ancient civilization nuragica. A world heritage site by UNESCO for a world class wine.

The Crus

Entemari, S'Arai, Assoluto, these are the grand crus from the Pala family and for the people able to wait and to keep them for a longo time in the cellar.

they are the resume of more than sixty five years of our history and of our family in the wine production. Obtained from the most important and indigenous grape varieties of Sardinia these are wines of exceptional quality produced only in perfect harvest/vintage and in a very limited quantity.

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Assoluto

Nasco is the variety, the most ancient one in Sardinia and also a rarity.

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Entemari

the white for the experts, and also the one that can age more than any other in the Pala wines range and probably in the entire Sardinian white wine production.

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S'Arai

This is Pala Grand Cru and the flagship wine made in one of the best and oldest vines from the family.

MARIO PALA COLLEZIONI

Pure terroir plus Pala family recipe or interpretation this are the wines in the Mario Pala Collezioni range. From Stellato to Cannonau Riserva, at the top in terms of quality and terroir, to Thesys and Siray, modern ways to respect the varietal and the soil type. From Chiaro di Stelle know as one of the best roses in Italy to the native Essentija.

I FIORI

Sardinia is inside of every single I Fiori bottle of wine. I Fiori, the flowers is the meaning because every single varietal is one of the most important of the Island and is one of the most famous DOCs of Sardinia: Monica, Nuragus, Vermentino and Cannonau are their names, these are all flowers. The same flowers that che Mario Pala dedicates to his family. Nuragus for his daughter Elisabetta, Cannonau for the son Massimiliano, Monica is for the daughter Maria Antonietta and the Vermentino for Rita, Mario's wife.

SILENZI

Visiting the vineyards in our area means very often find themselves alone with the nature and in a land where the silence (Silenzio) is broken only by the sound of the wind or the singing of birds. These are the silences (Silenzi) of this land and these vineyards from where this three great wines of undisputed quality are made.