“Vernaccia” wine of Oristano DOC Reserva 2010

Vernaccia di Oristano D.O.C. - 2000/2005Vernaccia di Oristano D.O.C. - 2000/2005Vernaccia di Oristano D.O.C. - 1999/2000

cost per bottle: € 35

Clear and brilliant, with an intense amber color.
The taste is decisive and mature, deep and warm.

It reminds the Vernaccia of the past, the original taste from the Oristano tradition.
It tastes of almond and dried fruit.

The salinity, imparted by potassium-rich soils and other minerals, gives it structure.
Aged in small barrels of chestnut and oak.

It’s a D.O.C. wine (the first sardinian wine to obtain it in 1971) with very distinctive characteristics: dry, ethereal, fragrant.
It’s a wine for contemplation, excellent for chatting with friends and at the end of the meal, paired with almond desserts.

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 2000/2005
Bottiglia Renana
Producing Area Province of Oristano, Sardinia.
Grape harvest 2000/2005