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.