Cannonau di Sardegna DOC

98% Cannonau and 2% Alicante. Jankara Cannonau di Sardegna DOC features spicy notes like vanilla and pepper; the palate is full-bodied with intense fruit, soft silky tannins and good length on the finish.

“Jankara’s aim is to create the highest expression of the territory with minimal intervention in the vineyard.”


Wine exported to

USA

Most recent awards

  • 2018 | Vinous89
Grape Varieties:

98% Cannonau, 2% Alicante

Fermentation container:

Stainless Steel

Type of yeast:

Selected

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

Aging containers:

Oak barrels

Type of oak:

French

Aging before bottling:

12 months

Closure:

Cork

Organic:

No

Vineyard location:

Mamoiada

Vineyard size:

About 2 hectares

Soil composition:

Granite

Vine training:

Guyot and spurred cordon

Altitude:

775 meters (2,543 feet)

Vine density:

4,500 plants per hectare

Yield:

1 kg per vine

Age of vines:

18 years old

Time of harvest:

Mid-October

Tasting notes:

The nose demonstrates various spices with a hint of vanilla, the palate is full bodied with intense fruit and a soft silky tannin that demonstrates good length on the finish.

Serving temperature:

Best served at 16-18 °C (60.8-64.4 °F).

Food pairings:

Best paired with braised meats and wild game

Aging potential:

Up to 10 years

Alcohol:

14.5%

Winemaker:

Gianni Menotti