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Ferruccio Deiana Sileno Cannonau di Sardegna - 2012 - Gambero Rosso/Vinous 92 pts.

Ferrccuio Deiana

Classification of Wine

Cannonau di Sardinia, Italy DOC

Vintage:  2012

Varietal: 100% Cannonau (Grenache)

Vineyard Designation:  Su Leunaxi and Sibiola  valleys

Soil: Calcareous, north-east aspect, vines planted 1992

Pruning: Guyot trellis

ABV:  14%

R/S: 1.8 g/l

Total Acidity: 5.4 g/l

 

Winemaking

Hand harvest mid September.  Maceration at controlled temperature of 26-28 C for 10 days; pumpover every 6 hours for 15 minutes.   Aged in steel vats.

 

Tasting Notes

Ruby red color with forest aroma and pleasant vegetal notes.  Persistent, warm and full flavored.

Serve with roasted meats, game fowl, mature cheeses and cold cuts of meats.

Serving temperature:  18 C

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