Aina Carignano Del Sulcis DOC Riserva

Aina Carignano Del Sulcis DOC Riserva

48.50

Grape Variety

Carignano 100%

Area of Production

The Island of Sant’Antioco.

Vineyard

Produced on the vine with a tree population density of 6.000 vinestocks/hectare, yield 5t/hectare, low-lying hilly position, sandy earth, Mediterranean climate.

Vinification

Red, with a maceration of 14 days at a temperature of 28 °C. Re ned in oak barrels for 24 months then further refinement in the bottle for at least 6 months.

Colour

Very intense ruby red, with a tendency towards garnet, the longer the refinement period.

Aroma

Intensely winey and persistently ethereal with spicy notes of vanilla and typical Mediterranean maquis aromas.

Taste

Dry, amply sapid yet harmoniously intense with a persistent, solid structure.

Serving Suggestions

Roast or braised red meat, wild game, mature cheeses.

Ageing

This wine can withstand long periods of re nement in the bottle at cool temperatures, away from sunlight.

Serving Temperature

18°C
We suggest removing the cork at least 30 minutes before tasting.

Bottle

0,75 litre

The Name

Áina, in the local “tabarchino” dialect means sand, an element that characterises the prevalent terrain on the island of Sant’Antioco.

Acknowledgements

ÁINA 2007
La Corona prize, Italian Wine Guide 2011
Slow Wine Guide 2011
ÁINA 2008

Appreciation index 88, Luca Maroni 2013
2 glasses, Gambero Rosso, Italian Wine Guide 2013

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