Picco del Sole Cannonau DOC Sardegna 2010
Deep ruby-red color with garnet reflections. The bouquet is intense and persistent, herbaceous, and delicate with typical scents of dried figs, prunes, and sweet spices. On the palate, the wine is soft and easy with strawberry flavors. It is well-balanced with soft tannins and good acidity. Matches well with red meats or hard, aged cheeses.
100% Cannonau grapes. Picco del Sole is a product line owned by Casa Vinicola Botter Carlo, founded in 1928 by Carlo Botter. The company was born as a negotiant in Veneto selling wines in casks and demijohns to restaurants and small retailers. In the 50s they began to sell their wines in bottles, and in the 70s the company becomes a corporation (S.p.A.), with their entire capital controlled by the family. Today Botter is a market leader for the sale and export of Veneto and Italian wines, which accounts for 90% of their sales. They also make several labels, in addition to the Botter and Picco del Sole labels, such as Prosecco, Roccalana, Lunate, and Koine.