Cardanera 2017

 

 


 

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.

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
Average Vine Age
18
Yield/acre
6.5 tons
Exposure
Southeastern
Year vineyard planted
2001
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
Age of Aging Container
Two years
Length of alcoholic fermentation
15 days
Fermentation temperature
80 °F
Maceration technique
Pumpovers
Maceration length
15
Malolactic fermentation
Full
Type of aging container
Cement vats
Length of bottle aging
40 days
Size of aging container
30.000 lt
Length of aging before bottling
6 month
Analytical Data
Alcohol
13.5 %
pH level
3.9
Residual sugar
0.6 g/L
Acidity
5.3 g/L
Dry extract
305 g/L

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