Sella e Mosca Cannonau di Sardegna (750ml)
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The Sella & Mosca winery and estate was founded in 1899 by a family of northern Italian adventurers, Vittorio Sella, an piemontese mountaineer, photographer and engineer, and Mr. Mosca, his brother in law and a lawyer, who saw the potential to grow vines and make wine in Alghero, northwest Sardinia. Today it is one of one of the largest and most diverse estates in Europe totaling about 650 hectares, of which 542 hectares are vineyards making it home to Europe’s largest contiguous vineyard.
Sella & Mosca has vineyards in Gallura (in the northeast) producing top quality Vermentino di Gallura and a property in Sulcis (southwest) producing acclaimed Carignano di Sulcis. Sella & Mosca is known for its excellent price-to-quality ratio and its wines appeal to casual wine drinkers to sommeliers and anyone in between. Sella & Mosca’s wines have put the island of Sardinia on the viticultural map.
Medium ruby colour. Aromas and flavours of plum, wild berries, leather and spice. The palate is medium to full with a round supple texture, fine ripe tannins and medium acidity. Enjoy with grilled lamb or beef kebabs or burgers.
Cannonau is the oenological nexus of Sardinia and also other parts of the Mediterranean where the grape is known as Grenache or Garnacha. This heat loving grape grows in both the warm sandy seaside vineyards and the harsh and rocky inland soils of the hills.