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I FIORI | VERMENTINO DI SARDEGNA

Denominazione Di Origine Controllata

 

Grapes: Vermentino 100%.

Vineyards and training method: Vineyard "Is Crabilis" (Ussana), low espalier.

Age of the vineyard: 35 years.

Yield: 80/90 quintals/hectare.

Soil Type: Clayey, calcareous of medium hill rich in texture 150/180 m above sea level

Vinification, Maturation, Ageing: The must obtained from a soft pressing of the grapes, after a first cleaning and the addition of selected yeasts, is left to ferment in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 15° C. At the end of the fermentation, after a light clarification it is put to rest for a few months in stainless steel vats, after this period it is possible to proceed with the bottling.

Tasting: Straw colour with greenish reflections, bright. Intense, persistent floral and vegetable aroma with note of lime and balsamic. At the palate the vegetable notes are predominant, smooth and full with good depth and well balanced, with a long persistent aftertaste.

Matching and service: Seafood dishes in general, delicate fish seasoned with a light sauce, dry and liquid soups which are not too savoury. Serve at 10/12° C, uncorking at the moment of pouring.

 

TALES FROM THE WINERY

 

The Vermenlino is quickly becoming an international variety, and is now cultivated in the four corners of the planet.
Although its origin is not the island is rightly regarded as the quintessential white Sardo and Sardinia land of his election,
I Fiori is definitely one of the most awarded wines in the history of Pala.
In our philosophy exactly what needs to be a Vermentino if grown in these parts respecting everything. This is Terroir pure.

The Crus

Entemari, S'Arai, Assoluto, these are the grand crus from the Pala family and for the people able to wait and to keep them for a longo time in the cellar.

they are the resume of more than sixty five years of our history and of our family in the wine production. Obtained from the most important and indigenous grape varieties of Sardinia these are wines of exceptional quality produced only in perfect harvest/vintage and in a very limited quantity.

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Assoluto

Nasco is the variety, the most ancient one in Sardinia and also a rarity.

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Entemari

the white for the experts, and also the one that can age more than any other in the Pala wines range and probably in the entire Sardinian white wine production.

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S'Arai

This is Pala Grand Cru and the flagship wine made in one of the best and oldest vines from the family.

MARIO PALA COLLEZIONI

Pure terroir plus Pala family recipe or interpretation this are the wines in the Mario Pala Collezioni range. From Stellato to Cannonau Riserva, at the top in terms of quality and terroir, to Thesys and Siray, modern ways to respect the varietal and the soil type. From Chiaro di Stelle know as one of the best roses in Italy to the native Essentija.

I FIORI

Sardinia is inside of every single I Fiori bottle of wine. I Fiori, the flowers is the meaning because every single varietal is one of the most important of the Island and is one of the most famous DOCs of Sardinia: Monica, Nuragus, Vermentino and Cannonau are their names, these are all flowers. The same flowers that che Mario Pala dedicates to his family. Nuragus for his daughter Elisabetta, Cannonau for the son Massimiliano, Monica is for the daughter Maria Antonietta and the Vermentino for Rita, Mario's wife.

SILENZI

Visiting the vineyards in our area means very often find themselves alone with the nature and in a land where the silence (Silenzio) is broken only by the sound of the wind or the singing of birds. These are the silences (Silenzi) of this land and these vineyards from where this three great wines of undisputed quality are made.