Vermentino di Sardegna 201
This is really a great summer wine from Sardegna. Argiolas - Is Argiolas Vermentino di Sardegna 2016 (87 tsomw points)
In the glass a straw yellow color with greenish rim.
On the nose expressive aromas of citrus, pear, pineapple and white flowers with hints of mint and light honey.
On the palate fresh, savory, full and enveloping taste. At the finish a little bit closing.
Mediterranean, mild winters, limited rainfall, very hot and windy summers.
Painstaking selection of the grapes, very light pressing with use only of first press wine. Cooling at 10-12 °C with natural settling.
Fermentation with native yeasts only, at controlled temperature between 16-17 °C for 25-30 days. Left to develop on its lees for 40-60 days.
Colour: Soft straw yellow with green tinges.
Nose: Intense primary aroma, delicate, lingering, excellent secondary aroma, great bouquet.
Palate: Lively, fresh, rich, balanced, delicate, fine.
Constant temperature 18 °C, humidity 75%, controlled light, horizontal bottle.
Tall, fairly wide goblet, serving temperature 10-11 °C.
Fish starters, culurgiones (ravioli) with potato and mint filling, seafood risotto, artichoke risotto, linguine (flat spaghetti) with seafood dressing, stewed and grilled fish, white meats, medium mature cheeses.