Piero Canopoli & Giuliana Dalla Longa
This is what happens when one of the most experienced Italian winemakers and one of the most renowned and respected sommeliers in Europe get together.
Giuliana Dalla Longa is one of the most respected Sommeliers in Europe
Piero and Giuliana dedicated their lives to the wine experience. They spent the last 20 years selecting the lands in and around the Gallura region in Sardinia. In collaboration with Universities across Italy and Europe they tested countless samples of soils until they found the mineral composition they were looking for.
It does sound crazy, it might even be crazy, but you can be assured that you will taste all their experience, knowledge and efforts in every single glass you'll pour.
We visited their vineyards in July 2017 and the soil is almost completely decomposed granite. This grapevines are carefully and selectively planted taking into account every factor of the surrounding environment; they slowly dig their roots into one of the most ancient lands, one of the first to emerge from the sea millions of years ago. The composition and minerality of this soil is incomparable to any other soil in the whole word, so are these wines. They certainly are a true expression of the terroir. Try for yourself, you'll be amazed!
A brand new Murales vineyard in Gallura. Production here will start in 3-4 years.
Wine and Hospitality: a family business
Piero and Giuliana also run a wonderful and brand new "Locanda" in Olbia, Sardinia, with the aid of their daughters and their families. Best known as a BnB facility type of accommodation with an awesome restaurant where you can eat top notch local delicacies and calmly sip and understand their wines that so perfectly complement and enhance the local food and the international cuisine. Of course they have super comfy rooms if you'd like to stay over. Perfect for a short vacation, even better for a full holiday if you happen to visit Italy for a longer period. Contact us to book a private tour or a room for your next vacation in this amazing location!
Piero Canopoli and Giuliana Dalla Longa