Cannonau of Sardinia
Site of the vineyards: Loreta Attesu – Type of grapes: Cannonau – Type of ground: Eroded granite – Esposition: to the south – Age of vineyards: 30 years old – Density of vineyards per hectar: 4500 – Product per hectar: 6000 kg max – Type of culture: Short trimming – trees – Period of harvesting: end of september/beginning of october
The wine takes its name from the traditional mask which made Mamoiada and Sardinia famous all over the world.
Fermentation: long timed steeping of peels at a controlled temperature.
Temperature: between 25° and 28°.
Ageing: wooden barrels first, then bottles.
Alcoholic strength: 14,50% Vol
Dry extract: 29,7 gm/l
Total acidity: 5,6 gm/l
Total SO2: 80 ppm
Color: intense ruby red with brown reflexes.
Scent: characterised by a particularly fine long bouquet, and a hint of marasca, which is typical of its origin’s place.
Taste: fresh and velvet taste.