Santadi Carignano del Sulcis Riserva “Rocca Rubia” DOC
100% Carignano. Santadi Carignano del Sulcis Riserva “Rocca Rubia” DOC is dark red with intense, fruity notes of blackberries, blueberries, vanilla, myrtle, leather & licorice. Complex, velvety, great structure & aromatic persistence. Gorgeous.
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: Sandy and Clay soil with low organic matter
Vine Training: Bush-trained/counter-espalier-trained vineyards
Time of Harvest: Late September to mid-October
Total Production: 500,000 bottles
Vinification Process: After stemming and crushing, the grapes are fermented and macerated for 12-14 days in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 25-28 °C. During this period, the must is frequently pumped up, thus fully absorbing the noble tannins typical of bush-grown carignano.
Aging Process: The wine is aged in small 1st and 2nd use French oak casks for 12 months with several months in bottle.
Alcohol Content: 14.50%
Cellaring: Up to 10 years
|Dimensions||12.6 × 9.8 × 6.7 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case