Sardinia is a sunny island in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. Its fertile soils are perfect for growing vines In this post, we will take a closer look at some the island’s most important grape varieties and at four wines.
Today’s wine review is about a red wine from the island of Sardinia, one of the best good-value wine regions in Italy. Buio Buio is a Carignano varietal produced by Cantina Mesa. 2010 Cantina Mesa – Buio Buio – Isola dei Nuraghi IGT Cantina Mesa owns 70 hectares of vineyards in the historical region Sulcis-Iglesiente,
Cannonau Today’s post is dedicating to the one of the oldest – if not the oldest – grape variety grown in the Mediterranean Basin: Cannonau. For centuries it was believed that Cannonau is actually just a clone of Garnacha (a.k.a Grenache) and that the grape variety was brought to Sardinia in the 14th century by the
Over the last week I was very busy and unfortunately I could not post as much as I wanted to. Hopefully, I’ll have more time for blogging soon. Argiolas During my trip to VinItaly last April, I tried lots of Sardinian wines. One of the wines, which I did not mention on Vino in Love
Nasco: Another Ancient Grape Those of you that follow me on Twitter have probably noticed that I recently drank an excellent wine produced from the rather unknown, ancient Nasco grape. Today I want to share with you my tasting notes about the 2004 Meloni Vini Nasco di Cagliari. It was one of the most unusual
Good value from Sardinia Cantina Santadi is a well-known winery from Sulcis, Italy. Sulcis refers to the southwestern part of Sardinia. The winery manufactures next to a variety of red and white wines also grappa. Santadi’s flagship wine is a called Terre Brune Carignano del Sulcis DOC Superiore but today I want to introduce to you Rocca