entemari

ENTEMARI

ISOLA DEI NURAGHI I.G.T.

Indicazione Geografica Tipica

 

Grapes: Vermentino 50%, Chardonnay 30%, Malvasia Sarda 20%

Vineyards and training method: Vineyards "Is Crabilis" (Ussana) and "Acquasassa" (Serdiana), alberello and low espalier.

Age of the vineyard: From 20 to 35 years depending on the varietal.

Yield: 45/50 quintals/hectare.

Soil Type: Medium hill, clayey, calcareous, rich in texture, 150/180 m above sea level

Vinification, Maturation, Ageing: The grapes, after a soft pressing, are left to macerate with the addition of selected yeasts for a few hours. After the racking off, the must continues to ferment in stainless steel vats and in French oak barriques. At the end of the fermentation, the wine undergoes clarification and then goes on with the refining in stainless steel till February, afterwards it is bottled and refined for some months in the bottle, before being put on the market.

Tasting: Lively and deep straw colour with greenish brilliant stripes, intense and persistent aroma, fine and elegant with fruity notes of unripe apple and vegetables. Dry taste, important structure, depth and persistence. Enjoyably soft, full and balanced.

Matching and service: Lean starters, quite dry soups with not too much savory sauces, risotto and grilled fish or in a light sauce. Serve at 11/13° C, uncorking the bottle right before pouring.

 

TALES FROM THE WINERY

Entemari means seabreeze in Sardinian language and it's the sea breeze and salt the distinguishing feature of many whites from Pala.

Entemari is also the Sardinian white wine with the highest ageing potential, that's why its production is limited and occours only in the best vintages.

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.