Cannonau is the signature red grape of Sardinia. It is identical to the French Grenache and the Spanish Garnacha, but it seems like the origin is actually from Italy.

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Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:
Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata
Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim

Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Sardinia.  

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