Argiolas - Korem - Isola dei Nuraghi IGT 2013
Top red blend from the South of Sardegna.
Argiolas - Korem - Isola dei Nuraghi IGT (90 tsomw points)
In the glass a deep ruby ??red color.
On the nose delicate aromas of blackberries, cherries and dried flowers with hints of vanilla, coffee mint and spices.
On the palate great structure and intensity, well accompanied by a pleasant softness, a good amount of alcohol and tannins present but not annoying. Light spicy, woody and ripe tannins.
CLASSIFICATION: IGT (Typical Geographical Indication) red Isola dei Nuraghi.
SOIL: Medium mixture, tending to loose, presence of limestone and clay.
GRAPE VARIETIESCLIMATE: Mediterranean, good temperature excursions, well ventilated.
VINIFICATION TECHNIQUE: Maceration for about 10-12 days, malolactic fermentation in glass-lined concrete tanks.
Colour: Intense red.
Nose: Intense, lingering, well balanced.
Palate: Velvety, full, harmonious, warm, round.
Constant temperature 18 °C, humidity 75%, controlled light, horizontal bottle.
Stemware with wide rim and fairly deep bowl, serving temperature 18 °C.
First courses with flavoursome meat-based sauces, spit-roasted suckling pig, grilled red meat, roast lamb, myrtle-flavoured hen, Sardinian sausage, mature Sardinian pecorino cheese.
Website winery: www.argiolas.it