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Tenuta l'Ariosa

Carignano Pedrastella

€14,90
In 1926 Tenuta L’Ariosa has found its home in the idyllic, unspoiled hinterland of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. Here the climatically favored vineyards of the Rau brothers are ideal for the exclusively autochthonous grape varieties that live in symbiosis with the Mediterranean flora.

Carignan (Carignano) is one of the most cultivated grape variety in France. Most time it is cultivated on unsuitable terroirs, why the variety sometime has a bad report due to its too high yields. However, some producer including Tenuta L’Ariosa, have managed to increase the quality and produce exceptional high-quality wines from Carignano.

Appellation: Isola dei Nuraghi IGT

Vineyard: vineyards near Usini

Vineyard training system: Guyot, Goblet

Vineyard soil: granite with Paleozoic marine sediments

Vinification: maturation in large barrels for 12 months, in stainless steel for 6 months

Food Pairings: grilled or braised meat, spicy pasta dishes, risotto, cheese

Characteristics: Intense ruby red colour, notes of red berries, blackberries, spicy hints of leather and pepper, velvety, elegant tannins, long-lasting finish

Contains sulfites

Carignano Pedrastella

€14,90