Girò di Cagliari DOC

Girò di Cagliari See Sardegna map, ref #7
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1972
Vineyard Area: 1 ha / 2.5 acres (2013, V)
Production: None (total 2013/14, V); no wine bottled in past 4 years
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Girò
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 95% Girò + OARG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Liquoroso (RdFo, RdFoSw): Minimum 95% Girò + OARG
  • Riserva (Liquoroso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 400 m (1,310 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.5% for Rosso; 17.5% for Liquoroso
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 8 months (ERD = July 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years after fortification, including 1 year in barrel (ERD approx. December 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011