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ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13°
CLASSIFICATION: Vermentino di Sardegna DOC.
PLACE OF ORIGIN: from vineyards located in 5 municipalities of the lower Sulcis district, with counter-espalier training, on different types of soils.
SOIL COMPOSITION: medium mixture, tending to sandy or clayey.
GRAPE VARIETIES: vermentino 85%, Nuragus 15%.
CLIMATE: hot and dry summers, mild winters.
HARVESTING: in regular years, the harvesting of the white grapes starts in early September and ends in early October
VINICATION AND DEVELOPMENT: The hand-picked grapes are soft-pressed, and the must obtained is fermented in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature, so as to preserve its fragrance and aromas. The wine is then left in contact with its lees for several months before being bottled.
COLOUR: brilliant straw yellow, with green and golden tinges.
NOSE: fresh and pleasant.
PALATE: a nice fresh finish on the palate, together with an attractive mineral note.
STORAGE: constant temperature 17 °C, humidity 75-80%, away from light, horizontal bottle.
SERVING: medium-small goblet with medium rim, serving temperature 10-12 °C.
MATCHINGS: its favourite matches are seafood first courses and white meat. Especially pleasant when served very cool, also as an aperitif.
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Mon 28 March 2011