Santadi Carignano del Sulcis “Grotta Rossa” DOC
100% Carignano. Santadi Carignano del Sulcis “Grotta Rossa” DOC is intense crimson color, lovely, fruity bouquet with a licorice finish, elegant palate, good depth, structure and texture.
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: 100% Carignano
Vineyards: From vineyards located in the lower Sulcis district
Soil: Sand, clay, and limestone
Vine Training: Cordon Spur
Time of Harvest: Mid-September to mid-October
Total Production: 350,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The must ferments on skins at a temperature between 25-30 °C (77-86 °F), with pumpovers. Malolactic fermentation gives the wine its velvetiness.
Aging Process: The wine ages for a few months in epoxy-lined cement tanks before bottle aging three months.
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
Cellaring: Up to 5 years
|Dimensions||9.8 × 13.0 × 12.4 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case