🇮🇹ITALIASardegna


SARDEGNA IS  DOCG.- 1    DOC.- 17    IGT.- 15      @Cagliari

  • BIANCO= Vermentino 35%, Albaranzeuli Bianco(Indigenous), Alverega(Indigenous), Arvesiniadu(Indigenous), Malvasia Bosa, Malvasia Planargia, Nasco(Indigenous), Nuragus(Indigenous), Retagliado Bianco, Semidano(Indigenous), Torbato(Indigenous), Trebbiano, Vernaccia
    • Internationale Chardonnay, Moscato, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Monica(Indigenous) 3%, Albaranzeuli Nero(Indigenous), Barbera Sarda(Indigenous), Bombino Nero, Caddiu(Indigenous), Cagnulari, Canaiolo, Carcajolo, Caricagiola(Indigenous), Giro, Nieddera Mannu(Indigenous), Pascale(Indigenous)
    • Internationale Cannonau AKA=Garnacha 28%, Bovale Grande AKA=Carignan/ Carignano 17%, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Bovale Sardo AKA=Graciano

GEOGRAFIA Italia, REGION-Sardegna, LATITUDE: 40.1° ‘N’

  • Off Coast of Tuscany(200km.), Off Coast of Tunisia, Africa(200km.), (111km. Long & 79km. Wide)
  • BORDERS– France, Corsica Island(North)(Near/11 km.)
  • PROVINCIA-Cagliari, Carbonia-Iglesias, Olbia-Tempio, Oristano, Nuoro, Ogliastra, Medio Campidano, Sassari

TOPOGRAFIA Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous

  • On~Mare~Tirreno/ Mare~Mediterraneo~,  2nd. Largest Island In Mediterranean Sea
  • VALCANISM– Montferru Volanic Massif(Monte Urtigu, Peak 1,050mt.)

TERRE MetamorphicVolcanic, Basalt

  • From Miocene Era- Marl, Clay, Sandstone

CLIMA Mediterranean,     Summers–  Sunny, Warm   |   Winters– Cold, Wet

  • +WIND/ Maestrale…Originates…North-West

VITICULTURA 31,500 ha. Planted

  • -Estate/ Producers-(Outside of Demarcated Area/ DOC.) Cantina Mesa(260ha.), Olianas(25ha.)

VINICULTURA

  • Varietal,  Bianco,  Rosato,  Rosso,  Risera,  Superiore,  Liquorosa,  Spumante/ Fizzante,  Passito,  Secco,  Dolce Naurale
  • Wine From Sardegne Are Said to Possess Noticeable Salinity

STORIA

  • Historically Ruled and Occupied by:
    • Greece, Carthage, Rome, Vandals, Byzantine, Arabs/ Moors, Phoenicians, Catalans, Spain

CULTURA

  • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SIGHT~ ~Su Nuraxi di Barumini~
    • Commemorating– Conical Shaped Stone Towers(Nuraghi) That Were Built On Defensive Position Across the Island.  These Nuraghi Have Become Symbolic of Sardinia.
  • GASTRONOMIA Salted Pork, Malloreddus, Smoke Swordfish, Carasau
  • FORMAGGIO Sardo PDO.(Sheep/ Semi-Soft),  Casu Marzu(Sheep/ Soft)

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CANNANAU Di SARDEGNA DOC.    @Sardegna

  • ROSSO= Cannonau(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(Greater), PROVINCIA-Cagilari/Nuoro/Ogliastra
    • Sub-Zones Classico Nepente di Oleina(Nuoro), Capo Ferrato(Cagliari), Jerzu(Ogliastra)
  • VITICULTURE- 2,190 haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Rosato,  Passito, Liquorosa, Riserva(+AGED/ 2yr./ 6mo. In Oak)
    • Estate/ Produttore– Audarya, Cantina Gallura(Co.-Op.), Giuseppe Sedilesu, Mesa(70Ha.), Moro Pala, Rada, Soletta Keramos, Surrau
  • HISTORY- Cannonau/ Garnacha Was Brought to Sardegna by the Aragon Empire Sometime In the 1600’s-17oo’s

MONICA Di SARDEGNA DOC.     @Sardegna

  • ROSSO= Monica(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(Greater)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– 750 mt. (Max)
  • VITICULTURA– 204 haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Fizzante
    • Estate/ Produttore– Ferruccio Deiana Karel, Motorola il Nuraghe, Pala i Fiori

MOSCATO Di SARDEGNA DOC.      @Sardegna

  • BIANCO= Moscato(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(Greater)
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Liquoroso

VERMENTINO Di SARDEGNA DOC.    @Sardegna

  • BIANCO= Vermentino(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(Greater)
    • Estate/ Produttore– Cherchi, Mesa, Vermentino Monit

ALGHERO DOC.     @Alghero

  • BIANCO= Arvesiniadu, Torbato, Vermentino
    • Internationale– Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Cagnulari, Sangiovese, Torbato
    • Internationale– Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(North-West), PROVINCIA-Sassari
    • COMMUNES-Alghero, Olmedo, Ossi, Tissi, Usini, Uri, Ittiri
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 432 haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Bianco,  Rosso,  Risera(+AGED/ 24mo., +12% Abv.)
    • Rosato,  Liquorosa(+21% Abv.),  Spumante,  Passito(+16% Abv.)
    • Estate/ Produttore– Santa Maria, Sella & Mosca(E.)

MOSCATO Di SORSO-SENNORI DOC.     @

  • BIANCO= Moscato(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(North-West), PROVINCIA-Sassari
    • West of Porto Torres-City(      km.), North of Sassari-City(     km.)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling”, On~Coast/ Gulf~Asinara~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA–  ?  haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Passito,  Liquoroso
    • Estate/ Produttore– Roccavorte

VERMENTINO D’GALLURA DOCG.     @Olbla

  • BIANCO= Vermentino(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegne(North-East), PROVINCIA-Olbia-Tempio
    • VILLAGES: Luogosanto
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Monti di Ala
    • On~Coghinas~River~On~Coast/ Mare~Tirreno~
  • TERREMetamorphic“, Sand, Rock(Granite), Clay
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA–  ?  haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Vendemmia Tardiva
    • Estate/ Produttore– Cantina Gallura(Co-Op./ 242 ha.), Capichera, Giogantinu, Jankara, Masone Mannu, Mura, Piero Mancini, Siddura(37ha.), Vigne Surrau

  • VERMENTINO D’GALLURA SUPERIORE DOC.     @
    • BIANCO= Vermentino(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
    • VINICULTURE–  Superiore
      • Estate/ Produttore– Cantina, Gallura, Ankara, Sella & Mosca, Tondini, Vigne Surrau Sciala

MALVASIA Di BOSA DOC.      @

  • BIANCO= Malvasia Bosa(+95%), +(-5%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Oristano
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast/ Mediterranean~Sea~(West)
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURA–  Varietal,  Passito,  Liquoroso
    • Estate/ Produttore– Giovanni Batista Columbu, Silattari

ARBOREA DOC.     @Arborea

  • BIANCO= Trebbiano
  • ROSSO= Sangiovese, Giro
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegne(Western Coast & Interior), PROVINCIA-Oristano
    • South of Oristano-City(    km.)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast/ Gulf~Oristano~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 5 haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Rosato,  Frizzante
    • Estate/ Produttore

CAGLIARI DOC.     @Cagliari

  • BIANCO= Malvasia, Monica, Moscato, Vermentino
  • ROSSO= Carcajolo Nero, Giro
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(South),  “Multi-Appellation”
    • PROVINCIA-Medio Campidano/ Carbonia Ilesias Cagliari
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.500mt.
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 101 haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Riserva,  Spumante
    • Estate/ Produttore

  • GIRO Di CAGLIARI DOC.      @Cagliari
    • ROSSO= Giro(+95%), +(-5%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Oristano, In Cagliari DOC.
    • VINICULTURA–  Varietal,  Secco,  Dolce Naurale,  Liquoroso
      • Estate/ Produttore
  • NURAGUS Di CAGLIARI DOC.      @Cagliari
    • BIANCO= Nuragus(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-SardegnaPROVINCIA-Cagliari, In Cagliari DOC.
    • VITICULTURA– 131 haPlanted
    • VINICULTURA–  Varietal,  Spumante
      • Estate/ Produttore– Argiolas S’Elegas, Mogoro, Pala i Fiori, Santadi
  • MONICA Di CAGLIARI DOC.     @Cagliari
    • BIANCO= Monica(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Cagliari, In Cagliari DOC.
    • VITICULTURA– 206 haPlanted
    • VINICULTURA–  Varietal,  Rosso,  Superiore,  Frizzante
      • Estate/ Produttore
  • MOSCATO Di CAGLIARI DOC.     @Cagliari
    • BIANCO= Moscato(+90%), +(-10%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Cagliari, In Cagliari DOC.
    • VITICULTURA– 200 haPlanted
    • VINICULTURA–  Varietal,   Passito,  Uve Stramature,  Spumante
      • Estate/ Produttore
  • NASCO Di CAGLIARI DOC.      @Cagliari
    • BIANCO= Nasco(+95%), +(-5%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna
      • PROVINCIA-Carbonia Iglesias/Cagliari/Medio Campidano/Oristano
    • VITICULTURA– 16 haPlanted
    • VINICULTURABianco(+Abv.+13.5%),  Liquoroso,  Liquoroso Riserva(+Abv.+17.5%)
      • Estate/ Produttore– Meloni Donna Jolanda, Pauli’s, Sardis Pater Amentos
  • MALVASIA Di CAGLIARI DOC.      @Cagliari
    • BIANCO= Malvasia di Sardegna(+95%), +(15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Cagliari, In Cagliari DOC.
    • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, +Alt.400mt.
    • VITICULTURA– 15 haPlanted
    • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Bianco,  Riserva(+AGED/ 24mo., +Abv.+15.5%),
      • Passito, Spumante
      • Estate/ Produttore– Meloni

VERNACCIA D’ORISTANO DOC.      @Oristano

  • BIANCO= Vernaccia(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Oristano, In Cagliari DOC.
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling”
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– ? haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Liquoroso
    • Estate/ Produttore– Silvio Carta

MANDROLISAI DOC.     @

  • ROSSO= Bovale, Cannonau, Monica
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(Interior), PROVINCIA-Nuoro/Oristano
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Hilly”, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 750mt.
  • TERRE=Metamorphic”, ”Sedimentary Marl, Clay
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 15 haPlanted
  • VINICULTURA–  Varietal,  Rosato,  Rosso,  Superiore
    • Estate/ Produttore– Fradiles, Mandrolisai

CAMPIDANO Di TERRALBA DOC.     @

  • ROSSO= Bovale Sardo, Bovale di Spagna
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna(South-West), PROVINCIA-Medio Campidano
  • TOPOGRAFIARolling, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.400mt., On~Coast/ Mediterranean~Sea~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 44 haPlanted
  • VINICULTURAReserva(+Abv.12.5%), Superiore(+Abv.13%)
    • Estate/ Produttore

CARIGNANO Del SULCIS DOC.      @Sant’Antioco

  • BIANCO= Moscato, Vermentino
  • ROSSO= Carignano(+85%), +(-15%)Grapes Approved For Sardegne Production.
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Carbonia-Iglesias/Cagliari, @Hw.#126/ #195
    • Sub-ZonesSAN PEITRO ISLAND      SANT’ ANTIOCO ISLAND
  • TOPOGRAFIAHilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.400 mt., On~Coast/ Mediterranean~Sea~/ On~Gulf~Palmas~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 310 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Produttore– Argiolas, Calasetta, Enrico Esu, Giba(20ha.), Mesa(Buio Buio), Punica, Santadi(Co.-Op.), Sardus Pater(Co.-Op./ 300ha./ 200 Members), Sella & Mosca, Tanca Giola(8.5ha.)
  • VINICULTURAVarietal,  Rosso(+Abv.+12%, +Aged 40 Days),  Rosato(+Abv.+11.5%)
    • Riserva(+Abv.+12.5%, +Aged/2 Years),  Superiore(+Abv.+13%, +Aged/ 2 Years),  Passito(+Abv.+13%),  Novello(+Abv.+11.5%)
  • STORIA1977- DOC. Officially Established

Indicazione Geografica Protetta of Sardegna

  • BIANCO= Any White Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Sardegna.
  • ROSSO= Any Red Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Sardegna.
  • VITICULTURA- Wine Produced In “SARDEGNA” Non-Conforming to DOC. or DOCG.

BARBAGIA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Nuoro, COMMUNES- 15

OGLIASTRA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– Ogliastra
    • COMMUNES- San Vito, Villaputzu

ISLOA Dei NURAGHI IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Sardegna(Greater), PROVINCIA-All
  • VITICULTURABianco,  Rosato,  Rosso
    • ~Etymology~ Refers to Conical Shaped Stone Towers That Were Built On Defensive Position Across the Island.  These Nuraghi Have Become Symbolic of Sardinia.

MARMILLA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA-Medio Campidano, Oristano
    • COMMUNES: 18

NURRA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

ROMANGIA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

SIBIOLA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

PARTEOLLA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

COLLI Del LIMBARA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?
  • -Estate/ Producers- Tenute Olbios

PLANARGIA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

NUORO IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

VALLE Del TIRSO IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

THARROS IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?

VALLI Di PORTO PINO IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Sardegna, PROVINCIA– ?


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