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Vernaccia di Oristano DOC

Region: Sardegna

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1971

Vineyard Area: 2.3 ha / 5.6 acres (2018)

Production: 364 hl / 4,040 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 100% Vernaccia di Oristano
  • Liquoroso (WhFo, WhFoSw): 100% Vernaccia di Oristano
  • Superiore (Bianco)
  • Riserva (Superiore)

Significant Production Rules

  • Wine is transferred into barrels for Sherry-style aging in March, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 15.0% for Bianco; 15.5% for Superiore and Riserva; 16.5% for Liquoroso
  • Aging: For Bianco, minimum approx. 29 months, including 2 years in barrel (ERD = March 1, V+3); for Superiore, minimum 3 years in barrel (ERD = March 1, V+4); for Riserva, minimum 4 years in barrel (ERD = March 1, V+5)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

07/12/2013

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