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Agricola Punica Barrua Isola dei Nuraghi IGT

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Nov 18, 2011- Tre Bicchieri - Winemaker Notes - Agricola Punica is a ground-breaking endeavor from Super-Stars of Italian winemaking. Dr. Sebastiano Rosa, architect of Sassicaia at Tenuta San Guido and the President of Catina Santadi Antonello Pilloni. Giacomo Tachis – who helped create the original Super Tuscan, Sassicaia, as well as Tignanello and Solaia, is the technical director. Sardinia is a region steeped in winemaking traditions that is quickly falling into step with the rest of Italy. Dr. Rosa recounts: ‘It was Giacomo Tachis who turned us on to Sardinia and the sweet, soft tannins of Carignano. He convinced us that we could make a great Carignano-based wine… There are few people making wine here, and the potential is tremendous, a similar situation to Bolgheri, but a longer tradition of viticulture. We are at the beginning of something great.’ Barrua is deep crimson red in color with violet highlights and aromas of crushed fresh blackberries and a suave...