Cannonau di Sardegna D.O.C.

Sileno Made from the native grape Cannonau by long maceration. Short passage in oak. Pairing: red meat and ripe cheese.





Ground: Limestone, rather stony, facing NE.
Climate: Mediterranean, with mild winter, moderate precipitations, hot and windy summer.
Harvest: In mid September; sugar content of the grape: 230 gr/l.
Winemaking: Destemming and soft crushing. Fermentation with maceration at controlled temperature (24-26 ºC) for 10 days; remontages every 6 hours for 10 minutes each.
Refinement: In steel tanks
Bottling: Using nitrogen
Analytical data: 13-14 % alc/vol; total acidity 5.4 gr/l (tartaric acid); residual sugar 1.8 gr/l.
Organoleptic characteristics: Ruby red color, red-fruit aromas with vegetal notes, warm, savory, persistent taste. 
Pairings: Roasted red meat, game, ripe cheese, cold meats.
Service temperature: 18 ºC
Format: 37.5, 75 cl