Rocca Rubia Carignano del Sulcis Riserva DOC
This barrique-aged, 100% Carignano cru is a real star and enormous value. It is lush, full of extract and body, with ripe, chewy fruit, supple texture, and noble tannins; it is also extremely cellar-worthy.
Wine exported to
Bermuda, USA, Canada, Australia
Most recent awards
- 2020 | Wine Enthusiast90
- 2019 | James Suckling93
- 2018 | Vinous90
- 2014 | Wine Advocate90
- 2013 | Wine Spectator90
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
Type of yeast:
24-26 °C (75,2-78,8 °F)
Length of maceration:
Type of oak:
French bay oak
Aging before bottling:
Aging in bottle:
Lower Sulcis, Sardinia
Sand and clay
Time of harvest:
Starting in late September and ending within the first 20 days of October
First vintage of this wine:
Total yearly production (in bottles):
Almost impenetrable ruby red. Intense fruity notes of blackberry, blueberry, vanilla, myrtle, leather and licorice on the nose. Ample, velvety palate with excellent structure, and a lengthy aromatic finish; full-bodied.
Best served at 14 -16 °C (57.2 - 60.8 °F).
Red meat, wild boar, roasted pork and aged Sardinian Pecorino cheese.
14,5 % vol
Riccardo Curreli - Consultant: Giorgio Marone