Classification: Monica di Sardegna D.O.C
(Controlled designation of origin)
Grape varieties: Monica 100%
Place of origin: Audarya estate – Serdiana
Soil: clay-limestone soil at about 200 meters above sea level
Climate: mediterranean, mild winters with limited rainfalls; sunny and windy summers
Average age of the vineyard: 20 years
Training system: espaliered bushes. Implantation density of 5000 plants per ha
and production of 60-70 quintals
Harvesting: by hand, in small baskets of 20 kg each ones and grapes selection in the
Season: last week of October
Winemaking procedure: Cold maceration of the grapes, fermentation in stainless steel vats, for 15-18 day at about 23° Short aging on its fine lees in order to a natural
stabilisation of the wine.
Colour: Intense ruby with a typical Monica undertone.
Nose: Intense wine which noticeably exalts the natural aromas of the grape variety.
Palate: fresch with a pleasant softness, well-equilibrated
Storage: protected from light/ controlled light, horizontal bottle, constant temperature 17°C, Humidity 70%. Serving temperature 16°C
Food Matches: Pasta with grouper meat sauce, tuna steak. Lamb stew, goat cheese