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Date Printed: 7/23/2014
Argiolas Costamolino Vermentino 2008
Argiolas Costamolino Vermentino 2008
(search item no. 98313)

PRICE ON 7/23/2014: $18.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 86 points
2000 International Wine Cellar rating: 85 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Yellow in color with a slight greenish tinge. Subtle, intense and delicate bouquet with good primary and secondary aromas. Fresh, dry, well-defined palate with pleasant delicacy and crispness.
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About Argiolas:

Located amid Sardinia's natural beauty, just north of Cagliari, is the Argiolas estate, widely known for its crisp and refreshing white wines and complex and precocious reds. Antonio Argiolas and his twin sons, Franco and Giuseppe, have worked diligently to fulfill their commitment to become the leaders in Sardinian enology.

Over the years, the Argiolas family has strongly insisted on its native Sardinian vines, focusing on the indigenous white varietals Nuragus and Vermentino and the red varietals Cannonau, Monica, Carignano and Bovale Sardo. Giacomo Tachis, father of prestigious Italian wines such as Sassicaia, Tignanello and Solaia, has been instrumental in placing Argiolas on the quality map. Like the Argiolas family, Tachis has a true passion for the island's native varietals.

In 2004, The Wine Advocate said Argiolas produces, "essential wines for those looking to discover what the wines and viticulture of Sardinia are all about."