Cannonau di Sardegna DOC "Maimone"
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: Sedimentary soil, with medium-sandy texture and possible presence of clay.
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: Ageing for six months in used durmast barrels, followed by refining in concrete vats for an additional 6 months.
DESCRIPTION: Ruby red, the wine shows slightly toasted, red fruit aromas on the nose. Dry, fresh and pleasantly smooth on the palate. A wine with good structure and high drinkability.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5 % vol
FOOD MATCHING: Hors d’oeuvres, entrées, game and red meats.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C