Mantenghja IGT Isola dei Nuraghi, Capichera
Mantenghja means 'Ancient Blessing' in an ancient Sardinian dialect. Wine of deep and intense ruby red colour with purple reflections. The bright and concentrated aroma of the wine reveals hints of redcurrant, blackberries, blueberries, juniper berries, mint, coffee and chocolate. The wine has a full, rich rounded taste with hints of dark berries as well as a beautiful structure and strength. A long, textured finish is filled with soft tannins.
Country and Region:
IGT Isola dei Nuraghi
Grape Varieties :
The Carignano grapes for Mantenghja are grown on the south-eastern slopes of the vineyard in Sulcis, at an altitude of 100m a.s.l. Harvested by hand at night. After fermentation, the wine is aged in oak barrels for about a year and then a period in steel vats.