Sardinian wines: 6 routes to discover the taste of this ancient land

Sardinian wines

The Sardinian cuisine is ancient and renowned. Not only for its food but also (or it’s better to say especially) for its wines. Wines such as this six. And six are the recommended itineraries to discover some of the most typical Sardinian tastes.

  1. Cannonau. According to many, this is the Sardinian wine, one of the most famous and appreciated. The best Cannonau is made in the East part of the island, in the municipalities of Jerzu, Tortolì, Oliena and Mamoiada.
  2. Vermentino. Another great Sardinian wine: straw colour, delicate aroma, and dry flavour. The Sardinian places where you can taste it are Cagliari, Nuoro, Oristano and Sassari.
  3. Malvasia di Bosa. There are several varieties of this dessert wine. Bosa is a small and picturesque town in the province of Oristano. And there’s a good reason if it’s considered one of the Sardinian towns to see absolutely.
  4. Nasco di Cagliari. It’s a delicate white wine. You can find it in the whole province of Cagliari. To drink while you’re tasting a fish recipes.
  5. Monica di Cagliari. A DOC wine made only in the provinces of Cagliari and Oristano. It’s a red wine: its aroma is intense and delicate at the same time.
  6. Moscato. It’s made in every part of Sardinia, in particular in the provinces of Cagliari, Nuoro, Oristano and Sassari. It is a sweet, slightly bubbly and very famous white wine: its flavour is unique.

These six Sardinian wines will surely be your best companions during your next holiday: don’t taste them will be a real pity.

 

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