Cagliari DOC

Cagliari  See Sardegna map, ref #9167289165-Seaside vineyard
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History: Established as a DOC in 2011, incorporating the former DOCs Malvasia di Cagliari, Monica di Cagliari, and Moscato di Cagliari
Vineyard Area: 101 ha / 249 acres (2014)
Production: 1,010 hl / 11,250 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia, Moscato, Vermentino
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Monica
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Malvasia (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Malvasia + OAWG
  • Moscato (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG
  • Vermentino (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Vermentino + OAWG
  • Superiore (Vermentino)
  • Riserva (Malvasia)
RED WINES
  • Monica (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Monica + OARG
  • Riserva (Monica)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Malvasia + OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Vermentino; 12.0% for Spumante and Superiore; 13.0% for Monica; 14.0% for Malvasia and Moscato
  • Aging: For Malvasia Riserva, minimum 12 months (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Monica Riserva, minimum 24 months (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011