Sipping cannonau

YiS Team: Annalisa Bucci


Tuesday, May 7th, 2019


Sipping cannonau

A red DOC wine with intense, persistent colours and aromas made with grapes of the same name that can also be used to produce rosé and sweet or dry fortified wines.

1. Jerzu

A terraced village draped on the slopes of a calcareous taccu. All around are vineyards carved out of the steep sides of the hills. The area is famous for the red DOC cannonau it produces and the town is known all over Sardinia as the Wine City.

2. Tortolì

Town famous for the food and wine that has its origins in agricultural and pastoral traditions. The territory is home to fine wines thanks to the cannonau grapes grown in the vineyards and the wide range of aperitif, table and dessert wines produced. The wine is paired with traditional dishes like culurgiones, a type of ravioli prepared with a flour and water casing filled with potatoes and cheese.

3. Oliena

A farm town known for its beautiful landscapes and wine. A fine cannonau wine called Nepente is made here and mentioned by the author Gabriele D’Annunzio in his preface to the Osteria d’Italia guidebook written by Hans Barth in 1909: You don’t know the Nepente wine made in Oliena, even by reputation? Oh my! I am sure that if you were to have just a sip you’d never give it up!

4. Mamoiada

In 1770 the Savoy Viceroy took note of Mamoiada for its many vineyards. A fine cannonau wine is made here, one with a special aroma and an elevated alcohol content. The centre is famous for the traditional carnival masks of the Mamuthones and the Issohadores and for the marvellous landscape of oak and chestnut woods that surround town.

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