Cantina Arvisiondu is located in the commune of Benetutti in Sassari (SS) province in the northen part of the island of Sardinia (‘Sardegna’), Italy. The estate is named after the eponymous white Italian native grape variety now in danger of extinction and which the co-owners wanted to save. The wines are bottled under the Isola dei Nuraghi denomination.

Owners: Giuseppe ‘Pino’ Mulas (who owned the land, and works as a hemotologist and founder of the Centre for Transfusion and Microcytoma at the hospital of Olbaia) and Angelo Taborelli (a neurosurgeon practising in Como). Pino’s son Luca is also involved in the company.

Vineyards: The estate (vineyards, winery) comprises 9ha in total and is located in the Località Luzzanas in the township (‘comune’) of Benetutti, in Goceano. | 1950s The vineyard had first been planted in the 1950s by the father of the one of the company’s owners. | 2006 The first vines of the modern era were planted from 2006, 2ha initially, one third of which was Arvisionadu, and the remainder the red wine varieties Cagnulari, Sangiovese and Syrah. 4,500 vines per hectare. Altitude ranges between 250-350 metres above sea level. Loose granitic soil.

White wines

Isola dei Nuraghi, G’oceano (unoaked): 100% Arvisionadu. From the Agro di Benetutti area in the province of Sassari.

Isola dei Nuraghi, G’oceano (unoaked): 100% Arvisionadu.

Isola dei Nuraghi, G’oceano (oaked), Antiche Vigna Sennore: 100% Arvisionadu. From the Agro di Benetutti area in the province of Sassari. | 2017 14% alc. 1,5g/l residual sugar. Aged 6 months in barrels. Oxidative style.

Red wines

Isola dei Nuraghi, Burghera: 40% Cannonau, 40% Sangiovese, 20% Syrah, 20% Cagnulari. From the Agro di Benetutti area in the province of Sassari. 100% fermented and aged in stainless steel.

Contact

Cantina Arvisionadu società semplice di Mulas e Taborelli

Località Benedetti (SA = Sassari), Italy

www.cantina-arvisionadu.it