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MAIMONE, A SPLENDID CANNONAU

Cannonau di Sardegna is certainly the most famous and most popular red wine in Sardinia. Not surprising since it is the most common grape variety on the island, with nearly 30% of Sardinian wine production. It is actually a variety of Grenache that was imported in the 14th century, at the beginning of Spanish colonisation of Sardinia. Today, Cannonau is an appellation of origin (DOC) and Maimone is considered among the best. We will appreciate it naturally with all the Italian specialties (pasta and pizza), but particularly also with red meats, game, or typical roasted lamb or suckling pig. And of course accompanying hard cheeses, especially Parmesan and Pecorino.

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Additional tasting notes

Color : Beautiful intensity: dark ruby with garnet highlights


Nose : Notes of red and black berries with a spicy touch on the finish


Mouth :  Winey and full bodied. The tannic structures begin melting and coated with a rich and velvety fruit which prolongs a beautiful lingering flavour.


Alcohol level : 13.5%


Winemaking : Stainless steel


Food pairing : Red meat, game and cheese


Aging potential : < 5 Years

Maimone 2020 (5dl)

  • Country : Italy
  • Region : Sardinia
  • Producer : Cantina della Vernaccia
  • Appellation : Cannonau di Sardegna DOC
  • Classification alfavin : Structured red
    Balanced, well structured, robust, pleasant and harmonious. A wine that pleases everyone.
  • Grape : Cannonau
  • Content : 50 cl
  • Type : Red

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