£23.35/ 0.75 L btl
Ruby red, it has an intense and enveloping nose, with notes of red fruit, cherry and plum in evidence, and with hints of vanilla and cinnamon. Harmonious and velvety, it expresses very sweet tannins and retronasal notes of red fruit and spices in perfect balance, with a very long and pleasant finish. It goes well with traditional pasta with sauce, tasty fish soups, grilled tuna steaks, stewed lamb, medium-aged pecorino, grilled red meats.
Drinking and storing
Argiolas is the most important winery on the island of Sardinia, producing archetypal wines from local grape varieties. Antonio Argiolas, who died in 2009 at the age of 102, inherited seven hectares of vineyards from his father in 1938 and was the first on the island to switch to modern viticulture to achieve quality rather than quantity. His sons, Franco and Giuseppe, replanted the vineyards in the 1980s in order to reduce yields and focus exclusively on Sardinian grapes....