Wines of Sardinia

Wines of Sardinia

Sardinia location
PRODUCTION (Data source: ISTAT – 2018):
PDO = 65%
PGI = 15%
Wine without GI = 20%
Total white wine = 47%
Total red and rosé wine = 53%

List of the wine denominations in Sardinia

DOCG

Vermentino di Gallura DOCG [Map]

DOC

Alghero DOC
Arborea DOC
Cagliari DOC
Campidano di Terralba DOC (or Terralba DOC)
Cannonau di Sardegna DOC [Map]

subzones: Capo Ferrato, Classico (Nuorese and Ogliastra), Jerzu, Oliena or Nepente di Oliena

Carignano del Sulcis DOC [Map]
Girò di Cagliari DOC
Malvasia di Bosa DOC
Mandrolisai DOC
Monica di Sardegna DOC
Moscato di Sardegna DOC

subzones: Gallura, Tempio Pausania (or Tempio)

Moscato di Sorso-Sennori DOC (or: Moscato di Sorso DOC, Moscato di Sennori DOC)
Nasco di Cagliari DOC
Nuragus di Cagliari DOC
Sardegna Semidano DOC

subzone: Mogoro

Vermentino di Sardegna DOC
Vernaccia di Oristano DOC

IGT

Barbagia IGT
Colli del Limbara IGT
Isola dei Nuraghi IGT
Marmilla IGT
Nurra IGT
Ogliastra IGT
Parteolla IGT
Planargia IGT
Provincia di Nuoro IGT
Romangia IGT
Sibiola IGT
Tharros IGT
Trexenta IGT
Valle del Tirso IGT
Valli di Porto Pino IGT


DOCG and DOC denominations in detail

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Denomination
denomination column
Tipology
wine tipology column
Color
color column
Grapes
grapes column
Minimum ageingRiserva optionYield
(tons/ha)
Yield
(wine/crop)
Yield
(liters/ha)
SweetnessMinimum alcoholMinimum actual alcoholMinimum acidityMinimum extractNotes
notes column
DosageMinimum ageing on leesAdditional geographical definitionsVigna indication
Alghero DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)100% OAnaG16 t/ha70%11200 l/haDryAlcohol:
10%
Alcohol:
10,5% (F)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Also made "Frizzante" (Semi-sweet or Dry)
Alghero DOCBianco SpumanteWhite (Bianco)100% OAnaG16 t/ha70%11200 l/haAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Demi-sec
Doux
Alghero DOCPassitoWhite (Bianco)100% OAnaG16 t/ha50%8000 l/haSweet (40 g/l min)Alcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
13,5% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Alghero DOCRossoRed (Rosso)100% OAnaG24/0/0 (R)15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Alcohol:
12% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l (R)
Alghero DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)100% OAnaG15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Alghero DOCRosso LiquorosoRed (Rosso)100% OAnaG36/0/0
60/0/0 (R)
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haSweet (60 g/l min)Alcohol:
21%
Actual alcohol:
17.5% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Alghero DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)100% OAnaG15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Alghero DOCTorbatoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Torbato
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Alghero DOCTorbato SpumanteWhite (Bianco)85% min: Torbato
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Demi-sec
Doux
Alghero DOCSauvignonWhite (Bianco)85% min: Sauvignon
15% max: OAG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Alghero DOCChardonnayWhite (Bianco)85% min: Chardonnay
15% max: OAG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Alghero DOCChardonnay SpumanteWhite (Bianco)85% min: Chardonnay
15% max: OAG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Demi-sec
Doux
Alghero DOCCabernetRed (Rosso)85% min: Cabernet
15% max: OAG
24/0/0 (R)13 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
11,5%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l (R)
Alghero DOCMerlotRed (Rosso)85% min: Merlot
15% max: OAG
24/0/0 (R)14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l (R)
Alghero DOCSangioveseRed (Rosso)85% min: Sangiovese
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Alghero DOCCagnulariRed (Rosso)85% min: Cagnulari
15% max: OAG
24/0/0 (R)13 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l (R)
Alghero DOCVermentino FrizzanteWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAG
16 t/ha70%11200 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Arborea DOCSangioveseRed (Rosso)85% min: Sangiovese
15% max: OAnaG
18 t/ha70%12600 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Arborea DOCSangiovese rosatoRosé (Rosato)85% min: Sangiovese
15% max: OAnaG
18 t/ha70%12600 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Arborea DOCTrebbianoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Trebbiano Romagnolo a/o Trebbiano Toscano
15% max: OAnaG
18 t/ha70%12600 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Arborea DOCTrebbiano FrizzanteWhite (Bianco)85% min: Trebbiano Romagnolo a/o Trebbiano Toscano
15% max: OAnaG
18 t/ha70%12600 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Cagliari DOCMalvasiaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Malvasia di Sardegna
15% max: OAG
12/0/0 (R)11 t/ha70%7700 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
14%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Cagliari DOCMalvasia SpumanteWhite (Bianco)85% min: Malvasia di Sardegna
15% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Demi-sec
Doux
Cagliari DOCMonicaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Monica
15% max: OAG
24/0/0 (R)11 t/ha70%7700 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Cagliari DOCMoscatoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Moscato Bianco
15% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haSweetAlcohol:
14%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Cagliari DOCVermentinoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Cagliari DOCVermentino SuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Campidano di Terralba DOCBovaleRed (Rosso)85% min: Bovale
15% max: OAG
24/0/0 (R)11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l (R)
Campidano di Terralba DOCBovale SuperioreRed (Rosso)85% min: Bovale
15% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l
Cannonau di Sardegna DOCRossoRed (Rosso)85% min: Cannonau
15% max: OAnaG
5/0/0
24/6/0 (R)
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
12,5%
Alcohol:
13% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l (R)
Also with subzones: Oliena (or Nepente di Oliena), Capo Ferrato, Jerzu
Cannonau di Sardegna DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)85% min: Cannonau
15% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Also with subzones: Oliena (or Nepente di Oliena), Capo Ferrato, Jerzu
Cannonau di Sardegna DOCPassitoRed (Rosso)85% min: Cannonau
15% max: OAnaG
10/0/011 t/ha55%6050 l/haSweet (50 g/l min)Alcohol:
15%
Actual alcohol:
13% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l
Also with subzones: Oliena (or Nepente di Oliena), Capo Ferrato, Jerzu
Cannonau di Sardegna DOCLiquorosoRed (Rosso)85% min: Cannonau
15% max: OAnaG
10/6/011 t/ha70%7700 l/haSweet (50 g/l min)
Dry (10 g/l max)
Alcohol:
18% (Dry)
Alcohol:
16% (Sweet)
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Also with subzones: Oliena (or Nepente di Oliena), Capo Ferrato, Jerzu
Cannonau di Sardegna DOCClassicoRed (Rosso)90% min: Cannonau
10% max: OAnaG
24/12/09 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
13.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Carignano del Sulcis DOCRossoRed (Rosso)85% min: Carignano
15% max: OAnaG
24/0/6 (R)11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l (R)
Carignano del Sulcis DOCRosso SuperioreRed (Rosso)85% min: Carignano
15% max: OAnaG
24/0/67,5 t/ha70%5250 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l
Carignano del Sulcis DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)85% min: Carignano
15% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Carignano del Sulcis DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)85% min: Carignano
15% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Carignano del Sulcis DOCPassitoRed (Rosso)85% min: Carignano
15% max: OAnaG
6/0/37,5 t/ha50%3750 l/haSweet (5% min)Alcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
14% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
28 g/l
Girò di Cagliari DOCRed (Rosso)100% Girò12 t/ha60%7200 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
13.5%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Girò di Cagliari DOCLiquorosoRed (Rosso)100% Girò24/12/0 (R)12 t/ha60%7200 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
17.5%
Acidity:
3,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Malvasia di Bosa DOCWhite (Bianco)95% min: Malvasia di Sardegna
5% max: OAG
6 t/ha70%4200 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Alcohol:
15%
Actual alcohol:
13% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
✓✓
Malvasia di Bosa DOCRiservaWhite (Bianco)95% min: Malvasia di Sardegna
5% max: OAG
24/12/06 t/ha70%4200 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
15.5%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
✓✓
Malvasia di Bosa DOCSpumanteWhite (Bianco)95% min: Malvasia di Sardegna
5% max: OAG
8 t/ha70%5600 l/haAlcohol:
12%
Actual alcohol:
9,5% min
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Demi-sec
Doux
✓✓
Malvasia di Bosa DOCPassitoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Malvasia di Sardegna
5% max: OAG
6 t/ha50%3000 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Alcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
14% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
✓✓
Mandrolisai DOCRossoRed (Rosso)35% min: Bovale Sardo
20-35%: Cannonau
20-35%: Monica
10% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Mandrolisai DOCRosso SuperioreRed (Rosso)35% min: Bovale Sardo
20-35%: Cannonau
20-35%: Monica
10% max: OAG
24/12/012 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Mandrolisai DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)35% min: Bovale Sardo
20-35%: Cannonau
20-35%: Monica
10% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Monica di Sardegna DOCRed (Rosso)85% min: Monica
15% max: OAnaG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Monica di Sardegna DOCSuperioreRed (Rosso)85% min: Monica
15% max: OAnaG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Moscato di Sardegna DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haSweetAlcohol:
14%
Actual alcohol:
12% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Moscato di Sardegna DOCPassitoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAG
11 t/ha50%5500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
12% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Moscato di Sardegna DOCDa uve stramatureWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAG
6/0/011 t/ha70%7700 l/haSweetAlcohol:
15%
Actual alcohol:
12% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Moscato di Sardegna DOCSpumanteWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAaG
6/0/011 t/ha70%7700 l/haAlcohol:
11.5%
Actual alcohol:
8% min
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Doux
Moscato di Sorso-Sennori DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haSweetAlcohol:
14%
Actual alcohol:
12% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Moscato di Sorso-Sennori DOCLiquorosoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAG
5/0/09 t/ha70%6300 l/haSweet 60 g/l min)Alcohol:
21%
Actual alcohol:
17,5% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Moscato di Sorso-Sennori DOCPassitoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAG
5/0/09 t/ha70%6300 l/haSweet (45 g/l min)Alcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
13% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Moscato di Sorso-Sennori DOCSpumanteWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato Bianco
10% max: OAaG
9 t/ha50%4500 l/haAlcohol:
14.5%
Actual alcohol:
8% min
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Doux
Nasco di Cagliari DOCWhite (Bianco)100% Nasco6/0/010 t/ha65%6500 l/haSweet
Dry
Alcohol:
13.5%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Nasco di Cagliari DOCLiquorosoWhite (Bianco)100% Nasco6/0/0
24/12/0 (R)
10 t/ha65%6500 l/haSweet
Dry
Alcohol:
17.5%
Acidity:
3 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Nuragus di Cagliari DOCWhite (Bianco)85% min: Nuragus
15% max: OAG
16 t/ha70%11200 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Acidity:
4,5 g/l (F)
Extract:
14 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Sardegna Semidano DOCWhite (Bianco)85% min: Semidano
15% max: OAnaG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Sardegna Semidano DOCSuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Semidano
15% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Sardegna Semidano DOCPassitoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Semidano
15% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha50%5500 l/haSweet (35 g/l min)Alcohol:
15%
Actual alcohol:
13% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Sardegna Semidano DOCSpumanteWhite (Bianco)85% min: Semidano
15% max: OAnaG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Brut
Demi-sec
Doux
Sardegna Semidano DOCMogoroWhite (Bianco)85% min: Semidano
15% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Vermentino di Gallura DOCGWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
12%
Alcohol:
10,5% (F)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l (F)
Also made "Frizzante"✓✓
Vermentino di Gallura DOCGSuperioreWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Vermentino di Gallura DOCGSpumanteWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Demi-sec
Doux
9 months✓✓
Vermentino di Gallura DOCGPassitoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha50%5000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
15%
Actual alcohol:
14% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
✓✓
Vermentino di Gallura DOCGVendemmia TardivaWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Vermentino di Sardegna DOCWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAnaG
16 t/ha70%11200 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Vermentino di Sardegna DOCSpumanteWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAnaG
16 t/ha70%11200 l/haAlcohol:
11%
Actual alcohol:
10% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Demi-sec
Vernaccia di Oristano DOCWhite (Bianco)100% Vernaccia di Oristano24/0/08 t/ha65%5200 l/haDryAlcohol:
15%
Alcohol:
15,5% (R)
Acidity:
3,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l (R)
Vernaccia di Oristano DOCSuperioreWhite (Bianco)100% Vernaccia di Oristano36/0/0
48/0/0 (R)
8 t/ha65%5200 l/haDryAlcohol:
15.5%
Acidity:
3,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Vernaccia di Oristano DOCLiquorosoWhite (Bianco)100% Vernaccia di Oristano24/0/08 t/ha65%5200 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
16.5%
Acidity:
3,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l

ABBREVIATIONS:

a/o: and / or
AG: Authorized grapes
OAG: Other authorized grapes
OAaG: Other authorized aromatic grapes
OAnaG: Other authorized non-aromatic grapes
(C): Classico
(F): Frizzante
(M): Millesimato
(R): Riserva
(S): Superiore
(sZ): subzone(s)
(V): Vigna
(VT): Vendemmia tardiva
Ageing (e.g. 24/6/6): total minimum ageing in months / mandatory months in wood / mandatory months in bottle