Vermentino di Gallura Superiore DOCG dry, warm and soft, savoury with a good freshness and a natural long finish.
Production Area Berchidda (Olbia Tempio) – Su Crabileddu – Sardinia – Italy
Type of soil and training system Granite decomposition – Low cordon trained Guyot type and bush trained.
Grapes 100% Vermentino di Gallura.
Yeld and climate 2.50 ac./4500 bottles. Typical Mediterranean, hot and dry summers, mild and rainy winters.
Harvest, vinification, maturation and refining Manually performed in early September. Grapes goes from vineyards directly into a refrigerated room at a temperature of 32° F where it is kept for 24/48 hours. After destemming grapes is kept at 32° F for 48/72 hours then it is soft pressed. This long cycle of vinification (takes about a week as compared to a regular 2 hours cycle of vinification!) is meant to preserve all fragrance and aromas of the original fruit. Must then ferments in stainless still tanks at controlled temperature. Wine is then left on its lees for several months before being bottled.
Color Straw yellow with bright greenish hints.
Bouquet Elegant, intense and persistent. Reminds the grape, Mediterranean vegetation, apple, white peach, yellow flowers like Spanish Broom and wild flowers.
Serving temperature 46-50°F.
Food pairing Pasta dishes with mussels, crustaceans and fish. Lobster with tomatoes, onions and extra virgin olive oil. Vegetable soups seasoned with fruity extra virgin oil. A great pairing with thetraditional “Zuppa Berchiddese” (Berchidda’s Soup). Young and soft goat and cow milk cheeses.
External packaging Containing 6 bottles 750 ml.