Fradiles

Production Area

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

Soil type

Medium-textured decayed granite tending to sandy.

Vine

Mandrolisai D.O.C. : is a local DOC wine from the following vines: Bovale Sardo (Muristellu), Cannonau, Monica.

Training System

The vines are trained in goblets or espalier.

Density

5000 vines/ha

Production per Hectare

average production per hectare is about 6/7 tonnes.

Production System

The grapes, harvested in October, are mixed and vinified. Fermentation takes place at controlled temperature with a skin maceration of about 8-10 days. Maceration in steel and maturation in 700 l. and 500 l. wooden barrels the bottle for about six months.

Organoleptic Properties

a ruby-red wine with a long bouquet and inklings of wild berries and maquis. A flavoury palate, well-balanced and gentle.

Accompaniments

It is an excellent companion of all meat dishes, venison and ripe cheese.