Barrua Nuraghi Island 2019
Barrua was born from a joint venture between prominent figures such as Giacomo Tachis, of the Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Group, the Cantina di Santadi and the founder Antonello Pilloni.
GRAPES Carignano 85%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%, Merlot 5%
ALCOHOLIC CONTENT 14.5%
Typical grapes of the lower Sulcis cultivated between Narcao and Barrua with the addition of French varieties vinified in purity.
Manual harvest between September and October. This is followed by alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and aging for approximately 18 months in new French oak barriques. They then spend at least 12 months in the bottle to complete maturation.
Color: intense and lively ruby red.
Perfume: complex aromas of ripe red fruit, spices, notes of liquorice and myrtle.
Taste: full-bodied and generous on the palate, it is characterized by a subtle and soft tannic texture and a spicy finish.
It goes well with game, red meats and mature cheeses.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Quattro Viti - Vitae The 2023 Wine Guide
Bibenda 2023 - Five Grapes
Vinodabere Guide 2022 - score 98.3/100 and standing ovation
93/100 points - James Suckling