Cannonau di Sardegna DOC Riserva "Corash"
Via Oristano, 6/A, 09170 Oristano OR, Italia
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Cannonau. The most popular red grape variety in the island finds in the valley of Oristano a good distributional area thanks to the nearness of the sea and the mild climate, creating medium structured but very well-balanced, elegant wines with a good alcohol content.
SOIL: Hilly, with medium-clayey texture, also rocky soils with good drainage.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon.
FERTILIZERS: Natural organic.
FERMENTATION: Fermentation on skins. Maceration lasts 8/10 days and takes place at a controlled temperature around 24 °C.
AGEING: At least 12 months in first, second and third-passage durmast barriques, followed by a one-year refining in concrete vats and then in bottles until releasing.
DESCRIPTION: Ruby red colour with garnet hues; it shows mature fruit, toasty and spicy aromas on the nose.
The wine is dry and smooth on the palate. Its structure, complexity and persistence make it a highly balanced wine.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14 % vol
FOOD MATCHING: Meat based entrées, also elaborated dishes.
Suckling pig or roasted meat in general. Red meat and game. Cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C