Angialis IGT Isola dei Nuraghi, Argiolas
Angialis IGT Isola dei Nuraghi, Argiolas
The name Nasco is derived from Nusco meaning 'Musk' in Sardinian dialect. Angialis shows the musk, honey and dried fruit character that is typical of a late harvest style coupled with flavours of fresh apricots and orange zest. Ageing in French oak barriques lends notes of vanilla and toffee. 1.6g/l residual sugar.

Country and Region: Italy,Sardinia

Classification: IGT Isola dei Nuraghi

Producer: Argiolas

Wine Style: Dessert

Grape Varieties : Malvasia | Nasco

Vinification: 95% Nasco, 5% Malvasia di Cagliari. The vineyards of Argiolas are located in Serdiana in the Trexenta hills just north of the capital in Cagliari. Argiolas farms 230 hectares of native Sardinian grapes. When fully ripe the grapes are harvested from vineyards situated in Siurgus and then delicately pressed. Fermentation in slow due to the richness of the must but is carried out at 22-25C. Once a certain degree of alcohol is obtained, fermentation is stopped and the wine, which still contains some sugar residue, is decanted to barriques for 12 months. It is subsequently transferred to stainless steel vats for the final blend and to await bottling.

ABV: 14.5%

Closure: Natural Cork

Case Size: 6

Case price: £ 155.70

Bottle Price: £ 25.95