2016 AGRICOLA PUNICA ‘MONTESSU’
$35.00

Producer: Sebastiano Rosa

Grape: 60% Carignano - 10% Syrah - 10% Cabernet Sauvignon - 10% Cabernet Franc - 10% Merlot

Pronunciation: Car-ri-nya-no

Region: Basso Sulcis, Sardinia

Zone: Isola dei Nuraghi IGT

Producer Info: Agricola Punica is a new vineyard in Sardinia with close ties to the legendary Tenuta San Guido (famed for producing Sassicaia) in Tuscany. In 2002 Agripunica bought land and divided into two estates: Barrua and Narcao, situated in the south western zone of Sardinia, in an area known as “Basso Sulcis”.

Tasting note: Dark-berry, lavender and black-tea aromas follow through to a full body, round and velvety tannins and a flavorful finish. A juicy and deep wine. Very pretty and distinctive

Growing System: Spurred Cordon

Soil Composition: Calcareous clay and sand.

Production: Grapes are harvested between the second half of September and the middle of October. The must is fermented with the skins at a temperature of between 25 and 30°C. Malolactic fermentation confers roundness to the wine, which is then aged in French oak barrels(used) for approximately. 12 months.

Alcohol (%) 14.5%