Carignano wines have gained an important role in the viticulture of Sardinia. They are made from an ancient vine that seems to have been brought here by the Spanish during the long domination. The Carignano IGT of Antigori is an intense, structured, fragrant and complex wine. Able to improve itself by aging, also suitable for meditation. Available in the iconic octagonal bottle of the cellar.
VARIETY: Carignano 100%
PRODUCTION AREA: Sardinia (Italy)
SOIL TYPE: Medium-textured, a mixture of sand and clay.
VINIFICATION: Hand-picked and suitably selected grapes. Destemming and a
medium-long maceration in steel vats follow, to extract the noble components
from the grape skins.
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 22 °C
FERMENTATION DURATION: 20-25 days
MATURATION: Sur lies
BOTTLING PERIOD: Winter
ALCOHOL: 14 %
AVERAGE AGE OF VINE: 12 years
COLOUR: Red ruby.
BOUQUET: Territorial wine with aromas of myrtle berries and Mediterranean
TASTE: Strong alcoholic component, accompanied by a nice juicy and refreshing
STORAGE: Protected from light, at a temperature of 15 ° C.