Contini - Vernaccia di Oristano Riserva 1990 500ml


1990 Vernaccia di Oristano DOC Riserva 500ml


The production of Vernaccia in the lower Valley of the Tirso in Sardinia, has its roots in very ancient times. It is obtained exclusively from grapes of the vine of the same name; and the Riserva is left to mature for 20 years in chestnut barrels, in the dusky half-light of the Contini cellars.

The barrels are oxygenated, and the wine develops a flor, a natural, native yeast growth which acts as a protective layer, while also imparting certain flavours and aromas to the wine. Sherry is also made with a similar production method, and the resulting wine is not unlike a full-bodied fino Sherry.


  • 100% Vernaccia
  • If you like oxidative wines or Sherry, you will love this