Cantina Santadi’s awards update: check the most recent James Suckling rating for Cantina Santadi’s wines.
- Carignano del Sulcis Superiore Terre Brune 2017: 95 Points
- Carignano del Sulcis Superiore Terre Brune 2018: 94 Points
- Carignano del Sulcis Riserva Rocca Rubia 2019: 93 Points
- Carignano del Sulcis Grotta Rossa 2020: 92 Points
- Cannonau di Sardegna Noras 2019: 93 Points
- Cannonanu di Sardegna Noras 2018: 93 Points
- Monica di Sardegna Antigua 2021: 90 Points
- Monica di Sardegna Antigua 2020: 90 Points
- Nuragus di Cagliari Pedraia 2021: 90 Points
- Vermentino di Sardegna Cala Silente 2021: 91 Points
- Vermentino di Sardegna Villa Solais 2021: 91 Points
- Valli di Porto Pino Shardana 2017: 91 Points
- Valli di Porto Pino Villa di Chiesa 2020: 89 Points
The Cantina di Santadi Winery is located in the Sulcis area, in South-western Sardinia, just a few miles as the crow flies from the dazzling beaches and white sand dunes of Porto Pino. It was established in 1960, and after some start-up difficulties, a new management gave it a decisive boost, driven by strong determination which fanned enthusiasm and passion. Thus the Winery embarked on an ambitious programme, adopting new strategies and clear targets, streamlining its operations and issuing coherent guidelines to its member grape growers.
The Santadi Winery processes mainly black grapes, about 75% of total production. The most important varieties are Carignano, Monica, Sangiovese, Syrah, Merlot and Bovaleddu as regards the reds, and Vermentino, Nuragus, Chardonnay and Nasco for the whites.
Vineyard cultivation methods are carefully designed to maintain low production per plant and so maximise grape quality.