Deep, saturated ruby. Peppery and highly floral aromas, with a strong element of blackberry; very syrah, albeit with strong overlay of oak spices. Then chunky and solid in the mouth, wit dark chocolate, vanilla and roasted coffee flavors. Quite sweet, even candied in flavor and missing some nuance.
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The relatively dry, exotic, lemony-scented Vermentino exhibits fresh, ripe fruit as well as a medium-bodied, dry finish. This Vermentino a varietal known as Rolle in Southern France, it fermented at low temperatures and bottled early to preserve its fruit.
Made from what is believed to be the local clone of Grenache, offers a dark ruby color, and a fragrant berry, peppery, kirsch-scented bouquet. Relatively full-bodied, and loaded with ripe, jammy fruit, this is a mouth-filling wine with no hard edges. Think of it as Sardinia's answer to a Cotes du Rhone.
This tank fermented-aged Perdera is a robust red wine made primarily from the Monica grape, with small amounts of Carignan and several other indigenous varietals. A knock-out value, it possesses a deep ruby color, and a peppery, dried herb, spicy, chocolatey, berry-scented nose. This medium-bodied wine fills the mouth with good fruit, a smooth texture, and a spicy finish.