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Meri Vermentino di Sardegna 2016
86 tsomw points

Argiolas, Sardinia Italy

Category: Fruity white
Tags: Vermentino

The wines from Sardegna are getting better and better.
Also this white one from Argiolas – Meri Vermentino di Sardegna 2016 (86 tsomw points)

In the glass a straw yellow color with greenish hue.
On the nose aromas of flowers, citrus, passion fruit and pear.
On the palate lots of fruit, fresh and well structured. Very nice white wine.

Winemakers notes:

SOIL: Good sun exposure, limestone-clay grain size and structure.
GRAPE VARIETIES: Vermentino.
CLIMATE: Mediterranean, mild winters with limited rainfall, summers dry, hot and windy.
HARVESTING: Using refrigeration at the moment of harvest.

VINIFICATION TECHNIQUE
All the initial operations, soft pressing and natural decantation, take place at a constant temperature of 10- 12 °C in an oxygen-free environment, in order to preserve the must from oxidation. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 16-17 °C and lasts around 15-20 days.

FOOD MATCHES
Excellentas an aperitif with seafooddishes and shellfish; to accompany sushi, sashimi and starters, light whitemeat and fishdishes.

Website: www.argiolas.it