Cannonau is the name for Grenache in Sardinia. This grape variety was probably brought to the island by the Spanish at the beginning of the 14th century.
Cannonau is the most widely planted grape variety in Sardinia.
Grapes – Cannonau, Carignano, Barbera sarda, Bovale.
Vineyard – Vineyard of Tanca S’Arai
Tasting – Deep ruby red colour and consisting of light very clear burgundy reflections.
Intense persistent perfume with preponderous notes of mature fruit with light almond taste. Dry taste and soft with a good structure, hot and embracing.
Suggestions for use – Gamebirds roast and braised meats, seasoned cheeses but not too spicy. Serve at 18/20° C. uncorking one hour before decanting.