Islands Italy Wine Guide

Contini 1898

Written by Piero Pardini

CONTINI 1898 – SARDINIA – ITALY

The Contini winery has grown like the wines and successes that have made it great, through the passion and commitment of four generations.

For almost 120 years a single common thread, represented by Vernaccia di Oristano, has characterized the work of the Contini company. Then, over the years, Vernaccia has been joined by other important productions: the historic Nieddera vine, the traditional Vermentino and Cannonau, successful experiments such as Karmis, Attilio and organic Mamaioa.

Today, the company produces a full range of wines with which it is present in Italy and abroad. It does not stop evolving, both in winemaking techniques and in ideas.

Ownership: Contini family
Oenological management: Piero Cella
Agronomic management: Gianfranco Siddu
Viticulture: conventional and certified organic
Vineyard hectares: 120
Bottles produced: 1,200,000
Direct sales: yes
Visits to the company: yes
Foundation year: 1898

Labels reviewed
Barrile 2015
Karmis 2019
Mamaioa 2019
Pontis 2017
Vernaccia di Oristano Flor 2016

Azienda Vinicola Contini s.p.a
Via Genova, 48/50
09072 Cabras (OR)
Phone +39 0783 290806
E-mail: info@vinicontini.com
Website: www.vinicontini.com

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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