ISOLA DEI NURAGHI
Indicazione Geografica Tipica
Vineyards and training method: Tanca S’Arai, low espalier.
Age of the vineyard: 40 years
Yield: 60 quintals/hectare
Soil type: of medium hill 150/180 a.s.l. calcareous, clayey, rich in texture.
Vinification, Maturation, Ageing: manual harvest in the very early morning. Maceration on the skins at controlled temperature for ten days. After the alcoholic fermentation the malolactic one takes place and then the refinement in second/third passage wood for 8 months, followed by three more months in bottle.
Tasting: dark ruby red, almost impenetrable, intense aroma of little red fruits, blackberry and cherry jam together with spicy hints of pepper and leather. Smooth tannins, great body, enveloping. Very persistent.
Matching and service: grilled or braised red meats. savoury and spicy main courses, seasoned cheeses.
TALES FROM THE WINERY
Siray is an ancient name in Sardinia. A Punic city then Phoenician in the south west. In this area Carignan seem to be introduced in the island. This vine lives in our vineyards since ever.
This wine is dedicated to the ancient city of Sirai ond its ancient grape variety.
- Carignano 100%
- Isola dei Nuraghi I.G.T.
- Red meats, first courses, aged cheeses
- Matching and service
- Serve at 18°-20° C