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Vernaccia di Oristano

DOC area for white wines in the Italian region Sardinia, The area includes the municipalities of Baratili San Pietro, Cabras (with the Solanas subdivision), Milis, Narbolia, Nurachi, Ollastra Simaxis (subdivision San Vero Congius), Oristano (subdivisions Donigala, Fenugheddu, Massama, Nuraxinieddu and Sili), Palmas Arborea , Riola Sardo, Santa Giusta, San Vero Milis, Siamaggiore, Solarussa, Tramatza, Zeddiani and Zerfaliu in the province of Oristano. After a rather unlikely legend, the wine or the grape variety in ancient times of the Phoenicians brought to the island. In any case, he was already known in Europe in the 16th century. The vines are raised flat over the ground so that the grapes absorb heat from the sandy limestone soil. The wine matures in small, not completely filled barrels. This forms a Florhefeschicht with typical Sherryton, The wine will unmixed out Vernaccia di Oristano vinified. There are also the longer matured variants Superiore and Superiore Riserva, as well as an alcoholic spirit Liquoroso,

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