Argiolas Costamolino Vermentino 2007

White Wine from Sardinia, Italy

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Item No. 93449
  • WS89
  • RP88
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • RP87
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Winemaker's Notes

Made from 90% Vermentino and 10% of other Sardinian grapes grown in the Costamolino vineyard.

Costamolino is straw yellow in color with green highlights and an intense yet delicate bouquet that displays distinct varietal characteristics. Supple aromas of citrus, pineapple, tropical fruits and honey are wonderfully supported by a zesty acidity.

Delicate and pleasantly refreshing on the palate, Costamolino is the wine of choice for many dishes, from fish antipasti and pastas to vegetables terrine, salads, white meat casseroles, and risotto. Delicious with Asian food and sushi.

Critical Acclaim

"Shows lemon rind and honey on the nose, with hints of sliced orange. Full-bodied, with ripe fruit and a long, flavorful finish. Rich, clean and steely. Good value in a squeaky-clean, flavorful white. Drink now. 50,000 cases made."
89 Points

"The estate’s 2007 Is Argiolas is made from 100% Vermentino grown on hillside vineyards rich in clay and limestone. It reveals an additional layer of volume, depth and richness compared to the Costamolino, with perhaps a touch less freshness. Still, this is a gorgeous, soft-textured wine that continues to develop nicely in the glass. I would choose the Costamolino to pair with fresh, bright flavors, while the Is Argiolas has the stuffing to stand up to slightly richer foods. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2010. "
88 Points

Learn About Argiolas Map ItMap It

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...

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Learn About Sardinia

sahr-DIN-ee'yah) Fairly removed from Italy, both geographically and culturally, Sardinia has more grazing animals than vineyards. An agricultural community, the small island is secluded. With high influences from Spain as much as Italy, the grapes of the region hail from both countries. Notable Facts The most popular and most planted variety is Cannonau (otherwise known as...

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Learn About Other White Wine

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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