Tenute Olbios Cavè – 2019


750 bottle

Winery: Tenute Olbios

The perfect one night stand, literally! Traditional red grapes and a maceration period of just one night create this elegant rosé that wraps around you like a warm summer evening.

Vineyard Designation: North-East Sardegna

Vintage: 2019

Region: Sardegna

Appellation: Cannonau di Sardegna DOC

Wine Type: Red

Varietal: 100% Cannonau

Alcohol %: 12


SKU: TO-CAVE-19 Categories: , ,

Harvest Date: Hand-harvested at the beginning of September

Aging: After the fermentation, the wine ages in a cool oxygen-free environment for seven months.

Tasting Notes: The Cavè from Tenute Olbios is a rosè wine obtained from the maceration of red grapes vinified as white grapes. Beautiful light cherry color. The nose is mostly floral with a refined and pleasant scent of rose petals and wild violets. On the palate, flavors of pomegranate and blackcurrant. Fresh and elegant taste with a good acidic balance.

Vineyard Notes: Predominantly sandy soils derived from decaying granite with a light clayish layer. Training system: Espalier.

Production Notes: Very limited production: 3.300 bottles. The grapes harvested late in the evening, are immediately destemmed and subjected to skin maceration for 8 hours overnight. The grapes are then pressed and the must is slowly fermented in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature. After the fermentation, the wine ages in a cool oxygen-free environment for seven months.

Winemaker Notes: This is a rose wine obtained by from the overnight maceration of the grapes. Cherry pink color, fresh scent of spring, enveloping like a warm night, light an elegant as the flight of a falcon.

Food Pairing: Excellent as an aperitif and as a wine for any meal. Accompanies well any kind of fish dish, especially soups, couscous and fried fish. Serve cold at 6°-8° C / 42° – 46° F.

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