Elaboration of Argiolas Turriga Isola Dei Nuraghi Rosso 2014
Argiolas Turriga Isola Dei Nuraghi Rosso 2014 (Cannonau and Malvasia Nera)
- View: Intense ruby red
- Nose: A lush and complex scent of herbs, liquorice, dark roast coffee, and layers of plum, blackberry, and cherry.
- Mouth: Argiolas Turriga Isola Dei Nuraghi Rosso 2014 offers a powerfully structured palate with dense fruit flavours and strong tannins. Best to decant for a bit before serving.
APPELLATION: Isola dei NuraghiVINEYARD: The Argolias estates are spread throughout Sardinia, Italy. The warm Italian sun and cool Mediterranean sea make for beautiful growing conditions, but each grape variety is planted in the vineyard with the microclimate and soil composition most conducive to its unique needsGRAPES: 85% Cannonau, 5% Bovale, 5% Carignano, 5% Malvasia Nera
AGEING: Aged in new French oak barrels for 18 to 24 months, then aged for an additional 12 to 14 months in the bottle.PREPARATION: Antonio Argiolas founded the namesake winery back in the 1930s. Today the winery is under the leadership of the third generation, and continues to show dedication to industry as it relates to the region. To create Argiolas Turriga Isola Dei Nuraghi Rosso 2014, the grapes were hand-picked and carefully selected for ideal ripeness. The fermentation was temperature controlled to a relatively warm 28-32°C. The maceration stage lasted for 16 to 18 days with strategic use of the délestage technique.
PAIRING: Pork, venison, stews, and mature cheesesRIGHT SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18-20°CALCOHOL: 14.5%
This winery's story are actually the chronicles of a Sardinian family. In search of quality winemaking Antonio, the founder, planted vine rows and joined vineyards together. Later his two sons took over together with their wives. Today the Argiolas winery is still family-owned in the third generation.More about the Winery