Cannonau di Sardegna is a red wine from the Italian island of Sardinia. It is made from Cannonau, the local name for the Grenache - one of Sardinia's most successful wine grapes. The region-wide Cannonau di SardegnaDOC title covers the entire island, fromSulcis and Cagliari in the south toGallura in the north - a distance of approximately 175 miles. The Cannonau di Sardegna wines are sweeter and higher in alcohol, typically reaching an alcoholic strength between 17.5% (the legal minimum) and 20% alcohol by volume. These are intensely sweet, flavorful wines best matched to desserts, particularly those involving figs, prunes, dark chocolate or baked fruits.