• italiano
  • inglese
  • tedesco
  • cinese
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • pinterest
  • instagram
home >> production >> classici >> antigua
Antigua
pdf
label
awards
Antigua
Monica di Sardegna DOC.
classification
Monica di Sardegna DOC.
place of origin
A traditional wine of our island, from a selection of the best Monica grapes, grown with erect shrub and contained counter-espalier technique.
soil composition
Medium mixture, tending to loose, with clay, sand and limestone composition.
grape varieties
Monica 85%, Carignano 15%.
climate
Hot and dry summers, mild winters.
harvesting
In regular years, Monica grapes are harvested in the second half of September.
vinication and development
The must is fermented in the skins and regularly pumped up. It then develops further in cement vats, where malolactic fermentation takes place and its properties of flavour and aroma are perfected.
tasting notes
Colour: Ruby red with purple tinges. Nose: Good complexity of aromas, with hints of blackberry and blueberry in the nose. Palate: A mellow, structured wine, with a pleasant feel in the mouth.
storage
Constant temperature 17 °C, humidity 75-80%, away from light, horizontal bottle.
serving
Medium-large goblet with medium rim, serving temperature 16-18 °C.
matchings
It matches very well with kid and lamb dishes, and tasty cheeses.