Monica di Sardegna DOC

Monica di Sardegna May be produced anywhere on the island of Sardegna (see map)
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1972
Vineyard Area: 206 ha / 509 acres (2014)
Production: 12,510 hl / 139,000 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Monica
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Monica + OANRG
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 750 m (2,460 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Superiore
  • Residual sugar: Rosso can be amabile; Superiore must be dry
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 5 months (ERD = March 31, V+1); for Superiore, minimum approx. 10 months (ERD = September 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011