Nasco di Cagliari DOC

Nasco di Cagliari See Sardegna map, ref #14
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1979
Vineyard Area: 29 ha / 71 acres (2017)
Production: 1,070 hl / 11,900 cases (2017)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Moscato, Nasco
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 95% Nasco + OAG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Liquoroso (WhFo, WhFoSw): Minimum 95% Nasco + OAG
  • Riserva (Liquoroso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 400 m (1,310 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.5% potential for Bianco; 17.5% potential for Liquoroso and Riserva
  • Aging: For Bianco and Liquoroso, minimum approx. 6–8 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