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Argiolas Costera Isola dei Nuraghi IGT 2010

Argiolas Costera Isola dei Nuraghi IGT 2010

Sku: 213627

Tasting notes
The intense, ruby red color of this wine tends toward orange with age. The full bouquet of sweet black cherry, pepper, and licorice is typical of the Cannonau grape. Warm and full bodied on the palate with excellent texture, ripe fruit flavors and pleasant tannins.

 Wine Advocate 90 points (Feb 2013)
Another striking, entry-level wine, the 2010 Isola dei Nuraghi Costera caresses the palate with juicy dark cherries, plums, tobacco, spices and licorice. Elements of sweetness, inner perfume and pure silkiness distinguish the Costera from the vast majority of its peers. A hint of sweet flowers and mint lingers on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2015. ”

Wine maker notes
Type of Press: Soft Press
Method of extraction: punch down on the cap
Length of Maceration: 16 days
Fermented in tanks at a temperature of 82-86 degrees for 13-15 days.
Aging Container:
Type: French barriques
The wine is aged for 6-8 months followed by an additional minimal in bottle prior to release from the winery.

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Country: Italy
Region: Sardinia
Sub-Region: Isola dei Nuraghi
Grape Varietal: Cannonau
Type: Still wine

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