Vermentino di Sardegna, Villa Solais, Santadi
Italy - Sardinia - 2018
Tasting Note: A golden, herbal, aromatic wine made from Sardinia's best-known white grape, offering a pleasant mouthful of herbs and almonds.
Food Matching: It is an ideal match with seafood dishes, antipasti or as an aperitif. Try it with one of the following; fried fish with Moroccan-style herb sauce, poached salmon fillets with dill creme fraiche or tatsoi and warm scallop salad with spicy pecan praline.
Vineyard: From vineyards located in 5 municipalities of the lower Sulcis district, with counter-espalier training, on different types of soils, with medium mixture, tending to sandy or clayey. The climate is Mediterranean with hot and dry summers and mild winters.
Vinification: Grape varieties: 70% Vermentino (harvested in September), 30% Nuragus (harvested in October). Fermentation takes place at 16-20 C using selected yeast, followed by early bottling to preserve the organoleptic nuances.