Wine Carignano del Sulcis DOC, "Rocca Rubia", 2013
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Reviews of purchase Carignano del Sulcis DOC, "Rocca Rubia", 2013
The wine is characterized by deep, dark ruby color.
The taste of the wine is full and complex, with a very lively tannin structure.
The aroma of wine there are tones of red currants, spicy tones, notes of pepper and cardamom, sensual nuances of lavender and oregano.
The wine is recommended to serve with red meat, wild boar meat, fried bacon and aged cheeses such as pecorino.
A wonderful red wine "Rocca Rubia" is made from the best grapes that grow in the area of Sulcis. Here, on sandy soils, ancient Roman vineyards are located. The grapes are harvested by hand in late September-early October. Fermentation and maceration are in stainless steel vats for 12-14 days with regular remontazhem malolactic fermentation and subsequent. The wine is aged in one and two year barriques of French oak for 10-12 months, then a few more months in the bottle. Vintage 2011 has good storage potential - 10-12 years.
Cantina di Santadi Winery is located in the region of Sulcis, in the south-west coast of Sardinia, near the magnificent beaches and sand dunes of Porto Pino. The winery was founded in 1960, and after some initial difficulties due to the subsequent management of their determination, enthusiasm and passion has managed to breathe new life into the business. Thus, the company Cantina Santadi launched a new program, whose main goal was to produce high quality wines, especially red, and the cultivation and promotion of local grape varieties - Carignano, without forgetting the white varieties: Vermentino, Nuragus, Nasco. Wine-making technology improvements were largely due to the advice of international wine expert Giacomo Takis, whose coming into the company was a turning point.
Cantina di Santadi company owns 600 hectares of hilly ground, stretching to the sea. Grapes are grown in a special way, the wines produced from varieties of Carignano, rich in aroma and flavor with fine tannins and a balance. The use of French barriques - a beautiful finishing touch to the development of fine wines. Cantina Santadi produces great red wines: Terre Brune , Rocca Rubia, Araja, Grotta Rossa and Antigua, are accompanied by stylish whites: Villa di Chiesa , Cala silente, Pedraia, Villa Solais , Latinia . The basic principle Cantina Santadi is a harmonious blend of innovative spirit and respect local traditions to create wines of the highest quality, most fully reflect the characteristics of the local terroir.