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Nasco di Cagliari DOC

Region: Sardegna

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1979

Vineyard Area: 30 ha / 74 acres (2019)

Production: 710 hl / 7,900 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

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

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