2006 CANNONAU DI SARDEGNAINTRODUCTIONTo provide a full expression of the strong and decisive nature of its land of origin, our wines are based on a very scrupulous selection of indigenous and international vines, the latter all grown exclusively in our vineyards of Santa Margherita di Pula.
The low yields, the hand picking in small baskets, the painstaking selection of the bunches and the strict specifications for the ageing process transform our grapes into ‘Feudi della Medusa’ wines whose quality is an essential prerequisite and a goal we are constantly striving towards.
The company has chosen to create high quality products, divided into three distinct product lines, that may do justice to the local wine-making tradition while exploiting to the full the natural properties of theTASTING NOTESColour: very brilliant garnet red
Bouquet: scent of cherry and mint
Taste: a long and pungent flavourTECHNICAL INFORMATIONClassification: DOC
Grape variety: Cannonau (100%)
Area of production: Ierzu (NU), Sardinia, Italy
Soil type: Essentially sandy, loosely packed with some lime stone.
Altitude: 400/500 metres
Yield per hectare: 60 quintals of grapes
Training system: Free standing bush
Plantation density: 4.500 plants per hectare
Harvest period: half of September
Vinification: The grapes are hand picked in small baskets, after destemming and crushing, the fermentation steeping takes place in thermally controlled steel vats.
Fermentation temperature: 26-27°C
Duration of fermentation: 8-10 days
Maturation period: In steel vats