Santadi Cannonau di Sardegna “Noras” DOC
90% Cannonau and 10% Carignano. Santadi Cannonau di Sardegna “Noras” DOC is an intense ruby red, verging on garnet with complex notes of ripe blackberries, blueberries, mellow spices, myrtle, tobacco and chocolate.
The coupling of innovative spirit with careful respect for local traditions is the guiding principle for our grape growers and winemakers. Their constant commitment is directed both at honouring our Winery, and at safeguarding a true heritage of tradition, culture, taste, style and history which are the vital essence of our agricultural reality.
Grapes: 90% Cannonau and 10% Carignano
Soil: Sandy terrain with crystals of granite
Vine Training: Bush-trained/counter-espalier-trained vineyards
Time of Harvest: Late September
Total Production: 30,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The perfectly ripened grapes are de-stalked and soft-pressed, fermenting for 12-14 days in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 22°- 24° C (71.6-75.2° F). During fermentation, pump overs are frequent in order to extract the highest possible concentration, tannin and polyphenols. Malolactic fermentation is spontaneous and precocious.
Aging Process: In early December, the wine is racked into 2nd-use barriques, where it ages for six months, previous to a further six months’ bottle age
Alcohol Content: 15.00%
Cellaring: Up to 6 years
|Dimensions||12.6 × 9.8 × 6.7 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case