List Page Learn About Content Graphic

Sardinia

Hailed for centuries as a Mediterranean vine-growing paradise ...

undefined, null

Hailed for centuries as a Mediterranean vine-growing paradise, multiple cultures over many centuries have ruled the large island of Sardinia. Set in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Phonoecians, Ancient Rome, and subsequently the Byzantines, Arabs and Catalans have all staked a claim on the island at some point in history. Along the way, these inhabitants transported many of their homeland’s prized vines and today Sardinia’s modern-day indigenous grape varieties claim multiple origins. Sardinia’s most important red grapes—namely Cannonau (a synonym for Grenache) and Carignan—are actually of Spanish origin.

Vermentino, a prolific Mediterranean variety, is the island’s star white. Vermentino has a stronghold the Languedoc region of France as well as Italy’s western and coastal regions, namely Liguria (where it is called Pigato), Piedmont (where it is called Favorita) and in Tuscany, where it goes by the name, Vermentino. The best Vermentino, in arguably all of the Mediterranean, grows in Sardinia's northeastern region of Gallura where its vines struggle to dig roots deep down into north-facing slopes of granitic soils. These Vermentino vines produce highly aromatic, full and concentrated whites of unparalleled balance.

Today aside from its dedication to viticulture, Sardinia remains committed to maintaining its natural farmlands, bucolic plains of grazing sheep and perhaps most of all, its sandy, sunny, Mediterranean beaches.

Filter by
2 Items
2 Items
Gift Type
Occasion
Variety
Sardinia
Rating & Price
Rating All
Price All
Reviewed By
Size & Type
Fine Wine
2 Items
  • Flat front label of wine
    Silvio Carta Vernaccia di Oristano Riserva 2003
    Vernaccia from Sardinia, Italy
      0.0 0 Ratings
      Currently Unavailable $32.99
      Try the
      32 99
      32 99
      Save $0.00 (0%)
    • Flat front label of wine
      Contini Vernaccia di Oristano 2003
      Vernaccia from Sardinia, Italy
        0.0 0 Ratings
        Currently Unavailable $34.99
        Try the
        34 99
        34 99
        Save $0.00 (0%)
      Sorry, we couldn't find any matches.

      Update your browser to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

      It's easy to update and using the latest version
      of Internet Explorer means all your web browsing will be better.

      Yes, Update Now
      Cheers to You!

      New Customers save $30 on your $150 order*. Use code THIRTY

      $30 off your first order of $150+. Code THIRTY

      There was an error redeeming your code.

      *New customers only. One-time use per customer. Order must be placed by 10/19/2019. The $30 discount is given for a single order with a minimum of $150 excluding shipping and tax. Items with pricing ending in .97 are excluded and will not count toward the minimum required. Discount does not apply to corporate orders, gift certificates, StewardShip membership fees, select Champagne brands, Riedel glassware, fine and rare wine, 187ML splits, and all bottles 3.0 liters or larger. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order.

      Search for ""

      Processing Your Order...