Costera Cannonau di Sardegna DOC, Argiolas
Costera Cannonau di Sardegna DOC, Argiolas
Named after the hillside vineyards, Costera is a deeply coloured, full bodied red wine. Typical notes of ripe strawberries, black cherries, herbs and spices abound. Warm and intense with the time in oak providing rounded tannins. Great length.

Country and Region: Italy,Sardinia

Classification: DOC

Producer: Argiolas

Wine Style: Red

Grape Varieties : Bovale Sardo | Cannonau | Carignano

Vinification: Primarily produced from Cannonau (90%) with Bovale Sardo (5%) and Carignano (5%). The grapes are meticulously handpicked from the Costera vineyard (88 acres) in October. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tank for 3 to 4 weeks. Prior to this, the grapes undergo cold maceration and racking for 2 days. The wine is then aged for 8 to 10 months in new French oak barriques and 5 months in cement vats once the final blend has been made. After bottling, the wine rests for 1 month before release onto the market.

ABV: 14%

Closure: Natural Cork

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 107.70

Bottle Price: £ 17.95