Cannonau Passito Hassan 2016 Asinara
This label owes its name to Hassan the beautiful. Third King of Algiers in 1541, he was born and raised as a young shepherd boy on the island of Asinara. Initially torn from his flock, he later won the favors of Kheie-ed-Dinn, known as Barbarossa. With ruthlessness and goodness, he lived and died in Algiers.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 14.5%
Vines owned by the winery, Sorso.
PROCESSING AND AGING
Selection of the bunches, soft destemming. Fermentation on the skins in steel for 20 days at a temperature of 24 °C. It's aged in French oak barriques for 24 months and then in the bottle for over a year before being put on the market.
Color: garnet red, limpid, with a tending edge with orange.
Bouquet: complex olfactory impact, ethereal with notes of prune, cherry, fruit in alcohol and spices.
Taste: warm with immediately evident notes of sweet fruit. The important alcoholic base is tamed by the right acidity that gives freshness and pleasantness to drink. Very long finish that leaves the palate pleasantly satisfied.
Perfect meditation wine, at the table it goes well with traditional Sardinian desserts or a honey sebada, as well as desserts such as apple tart or strudel. Also excellent with blue sheep cheeses.