Azzàra

Production Area

Vineyards situated in the municipal territory of Atzara, a hilly area in the Mandrolisai heartland, rising up to 550m a.s.l.

Soil type

Medium-textured decayed granite tending to sandy.

Vine

with controlled designation of origin (DOC) consisting of the following vines: Bovale Sardo (Muristellu), Cannonau, Monica and others.

Training System

The vines are trained in goblets or espalier.

Planting density

5000 vines/ha.

Producion per Hectare

Average production per hectare is about 7.5 tonnes.

Production System

The grapes, harvested in October, are mixed and vinified. Fermentation takes place at controlled temperature with a skin maceration of about 7 days. Maceration in steel tanks, no passage in barrel.

Organoleptic Properties

The wine has a purple colour, with a long bouquet and inklings of red fruits and maquis, slightly peppery. Well-balanced and great softness.

Accompaniments

It is an excellent companion of all meat dishes, venison and semi-cured cheese.