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Sella & Mosca Cannonau Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva 2011

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Type of Vine: Grenache Alcohol Percentage: 13 %

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Sella Mosca:
Surrounded by landscaped gardens and a profusion of flowering oleanders, the estate winery features multiple tasting rooms, an expertly designed enoteca and a fascinating exhibit showcasting replicas of archaeological finds unearthed on the estate and now housed in museums. The Facility is also equipped with helicopter pad for visiting VIPs. Each year, especially during summer months, the estat... Read more
Surrounded by landscaped gardens and a profusion of flowering oleanders, the estate winery features multiple tasting rooms, an expertly designed enoteca and a fascinating exhibit showcasting replicas of archaeological finds unearthed on the estate and now housed in museums. The Facility is also equipped with helicopter pad for visiting VIPs. Each year, especially during summer months, the estate attracts throngs of visitors from all over Europe, who come to see this spectacular property for themselves. News of its intriguing wines has now started to resonate with American lovers of fine Italian wines. Read less

Member Reviews for Sella & Mosca Cannonau Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva

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08/21/2016

This wine surprised me beyond my expectations at this price. It has a classic Italian lightness to it similar to a quality Valpolicella or other semi-acidic wine from the Veneto region. Yet this grape is native to Sardegna alone


External Reviews for Sella & Mosca Cannonau Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva

External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
07/20/2011

Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva - A Best Value, Parker's Wine Bargains/ A light- to medium-bodied style that emphasizes ethereal, perfumed aromatics rather than overt expression of fruit.


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
07/20/2011

Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva 2006 - 89 Points & Listed among Italy's Finest Values/ ...is a fabulous wine for the money... impresses for its persistence, purity of fruit and wonderful balance. Dried cherries, crushed flowers and spices linger on the ethereal finish... Listed among Italy's Finest Values .


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
07/20/2011

/ Medium bodied with bright but balanced acidity; flavors of red currant and cranberry with notes of dried herb and leather. Pecorino Ginepro with grilled figs and truffle honey.


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
07/20/2011

*Sella & Mosca Multi-Review Flier - Wine Advocate/ The 2005 Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva is made in a light to medium-bodied style that emphasizes its ethereal, perfumed aromatics rather than an over expression of fruit, as is often the case with other Cannonaus. Theis understated, elegant wine reveals a core of sweet cherries that gradually emerges with air. It remains a feminine wine of notable class, particularly at this level.


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
07/20/2011

Great Values from Italy/ Sella e Mosca is another of the Sardinian estates worth keeping an eye on. There wines are of terrific value. The estate’s 2004 Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva possesses a delicate core of ripe fruit and an ethereal, understated personality. This understated, feminine Cannanau is best enjoyed over the next one to two years.


External Review
Source: Palm Bay International
04/07/2011

In Italy and elsewhere in Europe, wine connoisseurs and industry professionals rate Sella & Mosca among Italy's most outstanding wine estates. Sella & Mosca's I Piani estate in Sardinia constitutes the second largest contiguous vineyard in Italy and counts itself among the country's most impressive wineries. Situated in the northwest corner of Sardinia, just inland from the pretty, historic port of Alghero, this 1,600-acre property with more than 1,200 acres of vines is one of the largest wine estates in Europe As Sardinia's foremost wine producer, Sella & Mosca is renowned for premium wines made exclusively from estate-grown grapes. In addition to native varieties such as Vermentino and Cannonau, the winery has successfully pioneered the introduction of international grape varieties, notably Cabernet Sauvignon. Production Area Selected portions of the Sella & Mosca estate’s Cannonau vineyards with clay and sand soils, near the port of Alghero in the northwest corner of Sardinia. Grape Varieties 100% Cannonau Vinification The grapes are harvested manually and mechanically in late autumn and undergo fermentation in stainless steel vats for fifteen days at 72-79°F. Aged two years in large Slavonian oak barrels with an additional several months in bottle prior to release. Color Initially dark, ruby red, during maturation it loses intensity and takes on a warmer tone Bouquet Mesmerizing scent, redolent of violets Taste Warm, dry, and harmonious with plumy fruit flavors and an aristocratic oak overtone. Alcohol 13.5%


External Review
01/13/2016

In Italy and elsewhere in Europe, wine connoisseurs and industry professionals rate Sella & Mosca among Italy's most outstanding wine estates. Sella & Mosca's I Piani estate in Sardinia constitutes the second largest contiguous vineyard in Italy and counts itself among the country's most impressive wineries. Situated in the northwest corner of Sardinia, just inland from the pretty, historic port of Alghero, this 1,600-acre property with more than 1,200 acres of vines is one of the largest wine estates in EuropeAs Sardinia's foremost wine producer, Sella & Mosca is renowned for premium wines made exclusively from estate-grown grapes. In addition to native varieties such as Vermentino and Cannonau, the winery has successfully pioneered the introduction of international grape varieties, notably Cabernet Sauvignon.Production AreaSelected portions of the Sella & Mosca estate's Cannonau vineyards with clay and sand soils, near the port of Alghero in the northwest corner of Sardinia.Grape Varieties100% CannonauVinificationThe grapes are harvested manually and mechanically in late autumn and undergo fermentation in stainless steel vats for fifteen days at 72-79°F. Aged two years in large Slavonian oak barrels with an additional several months in bottle prior to release.ColorInitially dark, ruby red, during maturation it loses intensity and takes on a warmer toneBouquetMesmerizing scent, redolent of violetsTasteWarm, dry, and harmonious with plumy fruit flavors and an aristocratic oak overtone.Alcohol13.5%


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