“Vernaccia” wine of Oristano DOC Reserva 2002

Vernaccia di Oristano D.O.C. - 2001Vernaccia di Oristano D.O.C. - 2001

cost per bottle: € 37.5

The “Vernaccia” wine of Serra Brothers was the first Sardinian wine to achieve the DOC (Controlled Designation of Origin) acknowledgement. The “Vernaccia” of Oristano is a wine that has very specific characteristics: it is dry, etheric, fragrant and spicy, with a scent of toasted almond. This golden-colored wine is delicate, worm and velvety. The “Vernaccia” of Oristano – aged under a veil of yeasts – is obtained from the vinification of the grapes produced in the family company. This wine is excellent after meal and pairs well with almond sweets.

Wine Profile

Grape Type Vernaccia di Oristano
Color Golden yellow, after a time it acquires hints of amber with increasingly stronger shades.
Fragrance Vibrant, pervasive, etheric, with a typical hint of almond in blossom.
Flavour Dry, sapid, warm, full-bodied, soft. It is well-orchestrated, with an elegant, intense taste and a lingering aroma.
Ageing This wine ages for at least two years (three for "superior" quality and four for "reserve"). This wine is very long-living, in fact good vintages remain at their best for 10-15 years, the excellent on
Pairing This "Vernaccia" is an excellent aperitif, a meditation wine, good for conversation. After meal it pairs well with some Sardinian sweets, especially "amaretti" (almond sweets).
Alcoholic Strength 16,5% Vol.
Bottle Renana
Serving Glass A medium size "closed tulip" glass.
Serving Temperature 15 - 18°C
Bicchiere di servizio A tulipano chiuso di media grandezza.
Vendemmia 2001
Bottiglia Renana
Producing Area Province of Oristano, Sardinia.
Grape harvest 2001