Shardana Valli di Porto Pino “Shardana” IGT
85% Carignano and 15% Shiraz. Shardana Valli di Porto Pino “Shardana” IGT is a very intense, dark, deep ruby red. The nose is ample and complex with notes of black cherry fruit, leather, and game laced with subtle spice, vanilla, black pepper, and dried flowers. The palate shows ripe cherry, well-integrated oak, and spice flavors, with a smooth, silky texture, and layered complexity.
Grapes: 85% Carignano (partly pre-phylloxera) & 15% Shiraz
Vineyards: From Southern Sulcis by the sea
Soil: Calcareous sand
Vine Training: Cordon Spur
Vine Age: Up to 100 years old
Time of Harvest: Mid-September to mid-October
Total Production: 15,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are manually harvested in late September to mid-October before undergoing temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel. Maceration on the skins lasts for about 14 days. Malolactic fermentation is employed.
Aging Process: The wine is racked into fine-textured French oak barriques, where it ages 12 months followed by 12 months in the bottle.
Alcohol Content: 15.50%
Cellaring: Up to 20 years
|Dimensions||9.4 × 12.6 × 12.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case