Vermentino di Sardegna Doc
Classification: Vermentino of Sardinia D.O.C. ( Controlled Designation of Origin)
Grape Varieties: Vermentino 100%
Place of origin: Audarya vineyard, in Serdiana
Soil: clay-limestone soil at about 200 meters above sea level.
Climate: Mediterranean, limited winters rainfalls; sunny and windy summers.
Average age of the vineyard: 25 years
Training system: Espaliered bushes. Implantation density of 5000 plants for ha and production of 60 – 70 quintals.
Harvesting: by hand, in small baskets of 20 kg each and grapes selection in the wine cellar. First decade of September.
Winemaking procedure: one night of cold maceration for this Vermentino characterized by an excellent skin ripeness. After, there is the soft pressing and the cold, natural decanting.
It has a slow fermentation in stainless steel temperature-controlled vats. It closes with 6 months of aging on hits fine lees, so mature and get an important structure.
- Colour: strong straw yellow
- Nose: salt rock scents, citrus and white peaches
- Palate: the sip is savoury and with a slight almond finish, in a centred and enjoyable context.
Storage: Light controlled, horizontal bottle, constant temperature 17°C and humidity 70%. Serving temperature 9 – 11°C
Food Matches: fregola (Sardinian pasta) with tellin, roasted fish, shellfish, fresh pecorino (Italian sheep’s milk cheese).