90%Cannonau, 5 % of Carignano & 5% Bovale Sardo
Intense ruby red with garnet tinges
Complex & balanced with hints of sweet black fruits (plum/cherry/blackberry) & spices, typical of Cannonau grapes
Warm, Well-rounded, Well-structured & excellently balanced, a hint of sweet flowers and mint lingers on the finish
10 months in small oak barrels then refining in bottles for 2-3 months
Goes well with first courses with tasty condiments, roasted Suckling pig, lamb, long matured cheeses such as Pecorino
About the Brand
Located amid Sardinia's natural beauty, just north of Cagliari, is the Argiolas estate, it is widely known for its crisp and refreshing white wines & complex & precocious reds.
Antonio Argiolas & his twins, Franco & Giuseppe, leaders in Sardinian enology. (3rd Generations). Over the years, the Argiolas family has strongly insisted on its native Sardinian vines, focusing on the indigenous white varietals Nuragus and Vermentino and the red varietals Cannonau, Monica, Carignano and Bovale Sardo. Giacomo Tachis, father of prestigious Italian wines such as Sassicaia, Tignanello and Solaia, has been instrumental in placing Argiolas on the quality map. In 2004, The Wine Advocate said Argiolas produces, "essential wines for those looking to discover what the wines and viticulture of Sardinia are all about."