COLLI DEL LIMBARA IGT
The wine is a field blend of 6 different grape varieties that are all planted mixed in one single vineyard, the grapes are Caricaggiola, Pascale, Cannonau, Dolcetto, Barbera and Cabernet Franc.
After fermentation, the wine is then aged for twelve months in French Barrique and an additional 6 months afterwards before being released. During this vinification process Jankara is flanked by world know enologist Gianni Menotti who oversees the entire process from vineyard to bottle. There is a total of 2035 bottles of this wine produced per vintage.
Grapes: Blend of Caricaggiola, Pascale, Cannonau, Dolcetto, Barbera, Cabernet Franc
Vineyards: From a single vineyard in Alta Gallura
Altitude: 1,312 feet above sea level
Soil: Granite soil
Vine Training: Pruned-spur cordon-trained
Vine Age: 80 years
Time of Harvest: Early October
Yield per Acre: 1.21 tons per acre
Total Production: 2,065 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are vinified in stainless steel in temperature controlled vats.The wine is aged for 12 months in barriques, followed by six months in stainless steel.
Alcohol Content: 13.50%
Tasting Notes: Bright scarlet red with hints of vanilla and red berries on the nose, with a slight spice, on the palate it is soft and accompanied by an elegant finish.
Winemaker: Gianni Menotti, Bibenda’s Winemaker of the Year 2012, Gambero Rosso Winemaker of the Year 2006
Winery Philosophy: Jankara’s aim is to create the highest expressions of our territory by utilising minimal intervention in vineyards.
Cellaring: Up to 15 years
Food/Menu Pairing: Pairs well with red meats as well as rich fish such as tuna, swordfish and salmon.
REVIEWS AND INFORMATION
|Lu Nieddu Colli del Limbara IGT||2013||Bibenda||-||4 Grappoli||N/A|
|Lu Nieddu Colli del Limbara IGT||2013||Veronelli||-||91 punti||N/A|
|Lu Nieddu Colli del Limbara IGT||2014||Bibenda||-||4 Grappoli||N/A|
|Lu Nieddu Colli del Limbara IGT||2014||Veronelli||-||90 punti||N/A|
|Lu Nieddu Colli del Limbara IGT||2015||Wine Advocate||Dec, 2017||90 punti||N/A|