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Sincaru 2018 – Surrau

Sincaru 2018 - Surrau
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Piero PardiniThe Wolf Post – TUSCANY – ITALY

Wine: Sincaru
Variety composition: 100% Cannonau.
Denomination: Cannonau di Sardegna D.O.C..
Alcoholic strength: 14% vol.
Vintage: 2018.
Production area: Arzachena (OT).
Training system: espalier with spurred cordon.
Soil: medium-textured granite weathering, tending to sandy
Vinification: in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature, during which continuous pumping over and punching down are carried out for the extraction of polyphenolic substances.
Aging: before bottling it rests for a few months in concrete tanks and large-capacity wooden barrels.
Serving temperature: 16°-18° C.

Tasting Notes
In the glass it is limpid, ruby red in color with garnet hues, consistent.
On the nose the bouquet of hints is complex: floral, fruity, spicy and toasted. Intense notes of slightly withered red flowers reminiscent of rose and carcadè, followed by aromas of ripe red and dark berry fruits of plum and myrtle berry, spicy scent of licorice and anise followed by toasting that recall the wood of oak, the box of cigars, close woody notes, balsamic freshness of resin and aromatic herbs typical of the Mediterranean scrub.
The sip is important, the tannic texture is good. Wine expression of the territory: very intense and very persistent of fine balanced quality to be balanced with a greater refinement.
It is recommended in combination with venison steak in rosehip sauce.

5 Lupetti

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Surrau società agricola
S.P. Porto Cervo Arzachena Km 1,
07021 Arzachena (OT)
Sardegna – Italia
Phone +39 0789 82933

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About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post", Italian based International digital wine platform.
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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