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Description

PRODUCTION
With Second World War in full swing, able men were all at the front while, in the countryside, young boys and retired men were working to help families survive. Due to the available workforce, production was quite limited. Despite this, the government enforced the requisition of foodstuffs, with the immediate result being the birth of the black market. Consequently, it became necessary to hide the real production of various goods. Exchanged in wooden containers with a capacity of 50 litres, wine was hidden among shrubs in the countryside. In Sardinia, helichrysum shrubs were used. That idea worked well during the cold months, but during the summer the wine acquired not only the helichrysum scent but also a high alcohol content and a strong bitter note. That became a serious problem because nobody wanted such a bitter product. Despite people’s best efforts, it wasn’t possible to understand what happened at the time. The smuggled wine continued to be exchanged, but during winter months only.

TASTING NOTES
Intense ebony.
Aromas of the maquis such as rosemary, bay leaves, pine needles, resins and pine nuts, on a delicate sea breeze background.
Intense, soft and round, in perfect balance with the alcohol note. Rich aftertaste, with scents of herbs and ripe fruits, and a clean, firm ending that carries a long mineral trail.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
GOLD MEDAL – MEININGERS INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS AWARD 2023
SILVER MEDAL – PARIS WINE CUP 2021
GOLD MEDAL – SPIRITS SELECTION BY CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES 2020
SILVER MEDAL – MEININGERS INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS AWARD 2022

TECHNICAL DETAILS
Alcohol: 18%
Region: Sardinia
Country: Italy

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