Vernaccia I.G.T. Valle del Tirso

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Grape variety: 85% Vernaccia di Oristano. Native white grape variety from the Tirso Valley, perfectly suited to alluvial soils where it best expresses its features, achieving the full ripeness of the fruits. 15% other local Sardinian grape varieties.

Soil: Alluvial soil; medium-sandy texture.

Vineyard size: 8 ha

Training system: Espalier, Guyot.

Fertilizers: Natural organic, green manuring every other year.

Plant protection products: Traditional; sulphur and copper.

Weeding: Only mechanical.

Fermentation: It ferments for about 20 days at a controlled temperature, 30% of the mass in durmast barriques and the remaining 70% in stainless steel.

Ageing: Once assembled, the wine ages for one month in stainless steel tanks; weekly batônnage confers an important aromatic complexity and structure. Refining continues until bottling either in stainless steel or in concrete.

Description: Bright straw yellow colour, the wine is dry, smooth and well-balanced on the palate. It has good persistence and body.

Alcohol content: 13% vol

Food matching: Cured fish roe (bottarga), shellfish and seafood cuisine.

Serving temperature: 8-10 °C