This grape has a long history on the island, with evidence linking it to plantings by the Phoenicians. Plantings are mainly found in the south of the island, under the Nuragus di Cagliari DOC. Typically, it’s a light-bodied and fairly neutral wine.
Colour: light straw yellow with greenish glints.
Nose: fresh with delicate fruit.
Taste: delicate flavour, with pleasant acidity.
GRAPES : 100% Nuragus.
AREA OF PRODUCTION : Territory surrounding the Winery, characterised by medium texture soils composed of clayey limestone of Miocene origin, medium height slopes, sub-arid climate.
PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY : After static decanting of the obtained must by gently pressing the grapes, the clean part begins fermentation on selected yeasts at a temperature of 15°C for about 15 days. It is aged on the fine lees and bottled in the spring following the harvest.
AGEING : In perfect storage conditions, it can be aged for a further period of 2 years from the date of bottling.
STORAGE TEMPERATURE : In cool, dry places protected from the light.
SERVING TEMPERATURE : 10°-12°C
SERVE WITH : Seafood, fine fish, appetisers and not strongly flavoured pasta dishes
Having sampled it in Valentino’s restaurant we ordered a six bottle case. An excellent wine at a reasonable price, just one bottle left but will be reordering Mr Ray Thomas