Sileno Riserva

Cannonau di Sardegna D.O.C. Riserva

Sileno Riserva Made from the traditional native grape Cannonau. Notes of blackberry, carob, and licorice. Aging: in steel tanks and then 10 months in oak barrels. Pairing: roasted meat and ripe cheese.





Ground: Limestone, slightly clayish, facing NE. Altitude: 230 m.
Climate: Mediterranean, with mild winter, moderate precipitations, hot and windy summer.
Harvest: Late September: sugar content of the grape: 230 gr/l.
Winemaking: Destemming and soft crushing. Fermentation with maceration at controlled temperature (22-24 °C) for 12 days; remontages every 6 hours for 15 minutes each.
Refinement: In 33-hl oak barrels for 10 months, then for 90 days in the bottle.
Bottling: Using nitrogen
Analytical data: 13.5-14.5 % alc/vol; total acidity 5.2 gr/l (tartaric acid); residual sugar 2.9 gr/l.
Organoleptic characteristics: Intense red ruby color, intense aromas of ripe red fruits with toasted wood and spicy notes. The taste is warm, round, savory and persistent.
Pairings: Roasted red meat, game, sheep or goat cheese.
Service temperature: 18 ºC
Format: 75, 150 cl