Argiolas Senes Riserva

Argiolas Senes Riserva

Wine Description

The introduction of "Senes" Cannonau di Sardegna DOC Riserva serves the Argiolas family as an homage to the winery's patriarch, Antonio Argiolas, who's 102 years were largely dedicated to cultivating the indigenous varietals of his island.

Antonio Argiolas
Argiolas Vineyard
Antonio, Francesca and Valentina Argiolas
Is Solinas
Autumn Vine
Argiolas Winery
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“A balanced, medium-bodied version, featuring black cherry and black raspberry fruit that's ripe and juicy, with accents of Earl Grey tea, mocha and dried fig. Reveals fine-grained tannins and a subtle underpinning of fresh, loamy earth, which are well-meshed and emerge on the herb- and spice-inflected finish.”
— Wine Spectator, Dec 2022
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Vineyard & Production Info
Production area/appellation:
Cannonau di Sardegna DOC
Vineyard name
The Costera Estate
Soil composition
Calcareous, Clay, and Gravel
Training method
Bottles produced of this wine:
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Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
100% Cannonau
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
12-15 days
Fermentation temperature:
77-82 °F
Malolactic fermentation:
Type of aging container:
Size of aging container:
Type of oak:
Length of aging before bottling:
12 months
Length of bottle aging:
12 months
Total SO2
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Analytical Data
pH level:
0.85 g/L
14.5 %
Dry extract:
33.5 g/L
Total SO2
Residual sugar:
0.49 g/L
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Wine Production

"Senes" is vinified in Stainless Steel tanks before being transferred to fiberglass-lined Concrete where the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation.  A full year of ageing in barriques is followed by an additional 12 months' refinement in bottle.

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About the Vineyard

The vines for "Senes" grow in the Costera estate, which is located in the Siurgus Donigala area to the north of Cagliari in southern Sardegna.