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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

External Reviews for Sella & Mosca Cannonau Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva

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

/ The 2003 Cannonau Riserva is dark ruby in color with savory aromas of red and black fruit, gamey smoked meat, herbs and olives. It has a lush mouth feel with savory fruit, oak and spice, and dry tannins on the finish. A terrific wine for the price.


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
07/20/2011

The New Italy/ The Sardinian variety Cannonau produces velvety reds like this black cherry-filled bottling from one of Sardinia's largest producers.


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

Tastings: Southern Italy/ Light and elegant, this estate-grown cannonau has a lively acidity and saline minerality that makes its plummy fruit irresistibly vibrant. Try it with eggplant rollatini.


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

/ The 2002 Connonau Riserva is light ruby in color with an orange rim and displays scents of cranberry, spice earth and leather. On the palate it exhibits sweet blackcurrant fruit, anise and more earth and leather accents, combined with finely wrought tannins, and a soft juicy finish. This is a wine for food and early consumption.


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

/ 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.


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Type of Vine: Grenache Alcohol Percentage: 13 %

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