Sardus Pater
Sardus Pater FORAS 2011 Cannonau di Sardegna
Wine Type:
Red
Region/Country:
Sardinia, Italy
Vintage:
2011
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Sardus Pater is located in the island of S. Antioco, situated on the south west coast of Sardinia. Established in 1949 as a co-operative company, it started operations in 1955. The grapes are conferred by the 280 members come from an area 300 hectares under vine. Most of the vineyards are of Carignano and the oldest of these are found in the island of S. Antioco, at least 80 years of age, of which over 45% of ungrafted, planted on sandy soils with low yields per hectare, which produce grapes of the highest quality.
Varieties:
Cannonau di Sardegna 100%
Wine Making:
Made from 80 year old vines grown in sandy soil, the wine is aged in stainless steel for 15 days, then in barriques of Allier, 2nd passage for 3 months and in bottle for another 3 months.
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