Argiolas Perdera 2006

Red Blends from Sardinia, Italy

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Item No. 94136
  • RP89
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • RP87
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Winemaker's Notes

A blend of 90% Monica, 5% Carignano and 5% Bovale Sardo grown in the Perdera vineyard.

The intense ruby red color of this wine is typical of the Monica grape. Persistent aromas of ripened cherry, cassis and black pepper carry through to the palate and are followed by sweet hints of chocolate and firm tannins. Very vibrant, rich and rustic.

An excellent wine with spicy food, pasta with tomato or meat sauces, casseroles, and medium aged cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"The estate's 2006 Perdera Isola dei Nuraghi is an awesome effort at this level. It offers spicy black pepper and jammy dark fruit on a big, powerful frame, with intense tannins that will require at least a few months of bottle age to settle down. This blend of 90% Monica and 10% Carignano and Bovale Sardo is a great introduction to the reds of Sardinia. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2012. "
89 Points

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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Loved it, my friends love it Very good wine for the price
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Rating:
(9/21/2010)
loved it....its a great wine if you're looking for something different. it has a nice bold flavor but a smooth finish like a pinot noir.
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Learn About Argiolas Map ItMap It

Located amid Sardinia's natural beauty, just north of Cagliari, is the Argiolas estate, widely known for its crisp and refreshing white wines and complex and precocious reds. Antonio Argiolas and his twin sons, Franco and Giuseppe, have worked diligently to fulfill their commitment to become the leaders in Sardinian enology. Over the years, the Argiolas family has strongly...

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Learn About Sardinia

sahr-DIN-ee'yah) Fairly removed from Italy, both geographically and culturally, Sardinia has more grazing animals than vineyards. An agricultural community, the small island is secluded. With high influences from Spain as much as Italy, the grapes of the region hail from both countries. Notable Facts The most popular and most planted variety is Cannonau (otherwise known as...

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Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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