The Best Italian Wine Routes: Piero Mancini Winery – Sardinia

Piero Mancini Winery offers an unforgettable experience for the senses, combining a passion for wine with the scenic beauty of the Gallura region, in an inviting atmosphere of rare beauty.

The Piero Mancini Winery is in one of the most beautiful places in Sardinia.

The winery extends beyond the historic valley of Balajana, near the town of Luogosanto, in the province of Olbia-Tempio in the Gallura region.

Valle di Balajana

Valle di Balajana

The tasting offers six different wines from the Piero Mancini Winery, carefully chosen to ensure a high quality experience.

We would recommend three wines:

Vermentino di Gallura ManciniPrimo, DOCG

Vermentino di Gallura ManciniPrimo, DOCG

The golden soul of real Gallura, the mirror of its treasures, new horizons of refined taste. Mancini Primo, so the family has called this magnificent Vermentino di Gallura DOCG, dedicated to high level restaurant, because its quality is such as to place it at the top of the production of the Cantina delle Vigne di Piero Mancini.

Pale straw yellow with greenish hues, fruity, full-bodied with a somewhat bitter aftertaste.

Wine Vermentino di Gallura - CUCAIONE 2011 DOCG

Wine Vermentino di Gallura – CUCAIONE 2011 DOCG

This magnificent Vermentino, one of the masterpieces of Piero Mancini, was created to celebrate the charm of Gallura. It is a wine of elegant personality, fine and harmonious, and the taste is very balanced, with a good structure.

Straw yellow with greenish hues, typically aromatic and elegant, balanced, smooth, well structured.

Wine Falcale - Cannonau di Sardegna DOC 2009

Wine Falcale – Cannonau di Sardegna DOC 2009

A beautiful Cannonau, the pride of production Piero Mancini, whose name intentionally remind to the falco (hawk), the beautiful bird that fly high in the sky. A wine that stands above, which differs, that is fascinating. The best contribution to the finest Italian cuisine.

Ruby red with amber hues. Pleasant aroma, with hints of wild berries and ripe fruit. Dry, fruity, full-bodied, elegant, with an aftertaste of almond.

Sardinian rhapsody

Matthew Moore works up an appetite on the spectacular trails of Europe’s latest walking hot spot.

One of Europe’s great pleasures is walking in the countryside. However, by December the cold has closed the scores of inn-to-inn walks through the hills and mountains of France, Italy and Spain. Yet on the warmer Mediterranean coast it is possible to hike all year, and a self-guided “Saunter in Sardinia” sounds like our pace. Although the walking trail is 70 kilometres long, it’s graded easy to moderate.

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Sardinian rhapsody via @brisbanetimes

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