VERMENTINO DI SARDEGNA DOC
Vermentino Aragosta is an iconic wine of Sardinian wine and food. This label was born in 1967, when Vermentino di Sardegna DOC “Aragosta” was first bottled. The journey of Vermentino Aragosta is long and full of awards. Alongside several medals won in competitions around the world, in 2018 it was listed by Wine Spectator – International Wine Bible – as one of the 100 best wines in the world in value for money.
Today it is officially the best-selling still white wine in Italy.
It has a light straw yellow color with faint greenish highlights, a fruity and floral bouquet and a savory, slightly saline flavor with a fruity finish.
Vermentino Aragosta is a wine capable of winning over millions of people around the world: a fresh, easy-drinking, pleasant wine.
Grapes: Vermentino 100%
Vineyard location: Alghero, Olmedo, Santa Maria La Palma, Ittiri (the entire wine-growing area of the winery)
Soil type: calcareous, alluvial
Harvest: first week of September
Climate: warm and dry
Training system: cane pruning (guyot)
Plant density: 4000 plants / ha
Yield: 120/140 q.li/ha (on young plants)
Average age of vineyards: from 3 to 15 years
Vinification and refinement: soft pressing followed by a two weeks fermentation at 16°C. The refinement will be then made through bâtonnage sur lies till the bottling (from a minimum period of two months onwards).
Color: light straw yellow with some greenish reflections.
Bouquet: vinous, balanced, fresh fragrance reminiscent of ripe apple
Taste: sapid, slightly salty, with a fruity finish
Pairings: ideal to be paired with all dishes based on fish, seafood and shellfish.
Serving temperature: 8° -10 ° C.
Alcohol: 12.5-13% vol.
Residual sugar: 3 gr
Acidity: 5.2 GR / LT
Number of bottles: 2.300.000
|2019||Medaglia d’Argento Concours Mondial de Bruxelles|
|2018||World Top 100 Values on Wine Spectator: one of the 100 best Values Wines in the World|
|2018||Punteggio 88/100 su Wine Spectator|
|2018||Argento al Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards 2018|