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Cantina Atzei Saragat Monica Isola dei Nuraghi IGT

Cantina Atzei Saragat Monica Isola dei Nuraghi IGT

Red | 2022 | Italy, Sardinia | 14.0%

Monica, an indigenous grape variety, is sourced from bush-trained vineyards in Sardinia.
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A brilliant ruby red with purple reflections. ‘Saragat’ Monica has intense notes of marasca cherry and plum with a hint of spice on the palate, which shows great balance that is underpinned by a remarkable depth and silky tannins.

Product Details

Type Red
Origin Italy, Sardinia
Vintage 2022
Size 0.75 l
ABV 14.0%
Grape Monica
Vinification Vegan • Vegetarian
Sulphite Content Contains Sulphites
Closure Synthetic Cork

Production Notes

After a 10-day maceration and soft pressing, the grapes were fermented using selected yeasts at a controlled temperature of 26-28°C. The wine was then aged for six months in a mixture of French oak barriques and concrete tanks.

Producer Information

Atzei is the newest Farnese project in Sardinia, a region that stole Valentino Sciotti’s heart since he worked there before starting his impressive career in wine. The oenological team is headed by Dennis Verdicchia supported by Sardinian winemaker Daniele Manca and with the consultancy of Alberto Antonini. They produce high quality wines from selected vineyards that are planted around the village of Mogoro just south of Oristano in the southwestern part of the Island. As with the other Farnese ventures, this new project aims to produce wines from lesser-known regions and varieties which are particularly suitable for the production of quality wines.

The red ‘Saragat’ Monica is made from the indigenous Monica, a grape variety grown only in some areas of the island. A strict selection in the vineyards ensures great concentration of flavours, and once temperature controlled fermentation is complete the wine is aged in French oak barrels for six months. The resulting wine has intense notes of marasca cherry and plum with a hint of spice on the palate; it shows great balance and is underpinned by a remarkable depth.

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