Wine Argiolas, "Costera", Cannonau di Sardegna DOC
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Wine rich ruby red color with garnet highlights.
The taste of wine is warm, rounded, with balanced acidity, good structure and a long finish.
The wine has an intense aroma with notes typical of grapes Cannonau.
The wine goes well with roast beef or lamb with herbs, pasta, mushrooms and pecorino cheese
"Costera" - rich, aromatic wine with good texture and unique taste, born on the Italian island of Sardinia. More than 200 years ago, when the island of Sardinia ruled by the Spaniards, they planted grape varieties Grenache, which is a dialect known as Sardegnan Cannonau. Vines survived, flourished and became perhaps the most important variety for the production of red wines on the island.
Laminated red wine "Fire" is made from grapes grown in the countryside Siurgus Donigala, situated at an altitude of 220 meters above sea level. Soils are saturated and mixed, consisting of limestone, clay, medium texture with a tendency to looseness, small and medium-sized pebbles. The Mediterranean climate is characterized by mild winters, limited rainfall, heat and wind. The grapes are harvested by hand early in the morning. Maceration occurs at a controlled temperature of 28-30 ° C for 10-12 days. For fermentation, the wine is placed in a ceramic vats. Matures "Costera" in small oak casks for 8-10 months, after which the wine is bottled for a short time prior to sale.
Antonio Ardzhiolas started producing wine in the distant 1918, over the years it became more and more beautiful sunny land of Sardinia, so today the company owns 203 hectares of vineyards. In the 70s of the last century owners Ardzhiolas invited to cooperate beautiful enologist - Giacomo Takis, who is called "the father of a new renaissance of Italian wine." Thanks to its unique knowledge and combination of traditional winemaking methods and modern technologies, today the company produces wine of the highest quality, as evidenced by numerous awards.