Carignano in purezza

In Gallura dialect the word Assajé means “that is already something". Success is born from an experiment.

Grape variety: 100% Carignano
: Sulcis and Gallura
: IGT Isola dei Nuraghi
Age of vineyards
: min. 20 years old
Aspect and altitude
: east-south/east facing, 20/100 m a.s.l.
: slightly chalky, sandy and clayey
Vine training system
: vertical trellis, 5,000 plants/ ha
Harvest: hand-harvesting
Grape yield per hectare
: 60/70 q/ha
First vintage: 1997
No. bottles: 20,000-40,000
Release for sale: 2 years after harvest
Ageing potential: 4-5 years after release for sale

Colour: intense ruby red with purple hues
Aroma: releases a delightful blend of ethereal, heady aromas with hints of black berry fruit, bottled cherries, blackberries, myrtle, spices, eucalyptus, cocoa powder and salty sensations
Flavour: rounded, warm and tangy with rich, mouthfilling ripe fruit and finely woven tannins; a characterful wine with a long, lingering finish