In Gallura dialect the word Assajé means “that is already something". Success is born from an experiment.
Grape variety: 100% Carignano
Vineyards: Sulcis and Gallura
DOC: IGT Isola dei Nuraghi
Age of vineyards: min. 20 years old
Aspect and altitude: east-south/east facing, 20/100 m a.s.l.
Soil: slightly chalky, sandy and clayey
Vine training system: vertical trellis, 5,000 plants/ ha
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