Cardanera 2017

Argiolas

 

 


 

About the Vineyard

Vineyard very close to the sea side, in the south of sardinia, soil are sand and clay, distance from the sea 500 mt.

no irrigation, only salt sea humidity is the water contet for the vineyard.

very windy location helps the have fresh air for the right maturation of the grapes.

 

Wine Production

HARVESTING

Performed when the grapes are ripe, to obtain balanced tannins

with the freshness’s and softness typical for young stile Carignano.

WINEMAKING TECHNIQUE

Fermentation and maceration in conditions of controlled temperature, for an average period of 12-15 days. Transfer to cement tanks, malolactic fermentation.

AGING

stored in bottle for two months.

Tasting Notes

TASTING NOTES Colour: ruby red. Nose: intense, perfume with notes of wild “macchia Mediterranea” smells and fresh red fruit. Palate: fresh, savory, balanced. with a fine and balanced tannins.

Food Pairing

First courses with meat-based condiments such as lasagna or pasta with dumplings (ravioli), poultry and roast meats. medium seasoning cheeses.

Vineyard & Production Info
Vineyard name:
Sulcis area
Vineyard size:
13,500 acres
Soil composition:
Sand
Training method:
Low-trained
Elevation:
1 feet
Vines/acre:
6000/2470
Yield/acre:
6.5 tons
Exposure:
Southeastern
Year vineyard planted:
2001
Average Vine Age:
18
Harvest time:
september
First vintage of this wine:
2016
Bottles produced of this wine:
38,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
100% Carignano
Time on its skins:
15/18 days
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
15 days
Fermentation temperature:
80 °F
Maceration technique:
Pumpovers
Length of maceration:
15 days
Malolactic fermentation:
Full
Type of aging container:
Cement vats
Size of aging container:
30.000 lt
Age of aging container:
Two years
Length of aging before bottling:
6 month
Length of bottle aging:
40 days
Analytical Data
Alcohol:
13.5 %
pH level:
3.9
Residual sugar:
0.6 g/L
Acidity:
5.3 g/L
Dry extract:
305.0 g/L
Total SO2:
26.0 mg/L

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