Cannonau di Sardegna DOC
Bottle of 75 cl
Cannonau Atzeni (2012)
The Atzeni's Cannonau
The Atzeni's cannonau is produced in the rolling hills of the Trexenta, where persistent winds ensure the health of our plants.
He has a strong and decided and represents the true essence of the wine of Sardinia.
The cannonau of Sardinia is an ideal accompaniment to meat as roast and game of feather and fur.
In particular, the approach to the great barbecued suckling pig and pork.
It is also a great accompaniment to the intense flavor of the Sardinian pecorino mature and, more generally, for aged cheeses and hot cheeses.
The cannonau is the oldest wine in the Mediterranean
Characteristics of the Atzeni's Cannonau
Grapes: 100% Cannonau
Perfume: fresh, spicy
Taste: soft and full, with a slightly bitter and tannic
History of Cannonau
Despite a few years ago, it is considered that the cannonau were imported from the Iberian Peninsula, recent studies conducted by the University of Cagliari and Superintendent of Sardinia have shown that the cannonau is a vine native, common in Sardinia since the twelfth century BC.
They in fact were found in several areas of the island seeds dating back to 3.200 years ago, making the wine more cannonau old of the entire basin Mediterraneo.
Studies conducted in Madrid have finally revealed the important differences between the vines cannonau and the spaniards grenache and red tocai.