Nepente by Oliena Cannonau
" You don't even know the Nepente di Oliena by reputation? Alas! I am certain that, if you drank a sip of it, you would never want to leave the shadow of the white cliffs..."
ALCOHOLIC CONTENT 14.5%
Territory surrounding the municipality of Oliena.
The grapes are rigorously harvested in boxes and undergo a careful and rigorous selection upon delivery to the cellar. The fermentative maceration lasts 10-12 days at a temperature of 24-26°C. Frequent pumping over and delestagè ensure the extraction of the color and noble compounds contained in the grapes. It matures in concrete or steel tanks at a controlled temperature. Bottling sterile and under nitrogen pressure. The refinement in the bottle favors the maturation of the wine which is enriched with fruity and spicy nuances.
Color: bright red with violet reflections that become garnet when ripe.
Perfume: it is intense and captivating. Fruity notes of small red fruits and cherries intertwine with floral notes of rose and violet.
Taste: full and structured. The alcohol content is well supported by the pleasant acidity and soft tannins.
It drinks well in various combinations, from pizza to roasts, from game-based sauces to fresh or semi-mature sheep's and cow's cheeses.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Vinodabere Guide 2022 - score 99/100 and standing ovation