The Vermentino meets the granite of Gallura
Vermentino di Gallura DOCG is one of the most valuable expressions and characteristics of the area of Gallura . This vine has found in the hills of Gallura the place where express its full potential . This union is exceptional due to the granitic soil and climatic conditions of this environment . Vermentino, whose vineyard is hypothetical Spanish origin, is today one of the finest white wine sold in Italy. Very well known and loved by a wide audience, it is produced in Sardinia and in other Italian regions.
It is presented with beautiful colors yellow straw- more or less load to highlight the different structures related with scents sometimes delicately fruity and elegant, or large and minerals, to emphasize the extraordinary environmental influences. It has a structural bearing able to keep in time and hold numerous cuisine of Gallura . It is a wine of great structure , challenging, full of character and elegance . Vermentino di Gallura has become wine DOCG in 1996 and is the only wine of Sardinia which can boast of this prestigious brand name.
The Gallura is known around the world for the exceptional beauty of its coastal territory , for the sea , crystalline colors , and by its nature , where the granite rocks and the Mediterranean define natural scenery and landscapes of great scenic beauty . We are located in the homonymous part of Sardinia which includes the area north – east of the island by the river Coghinas , to San Teodoro , the Costa Smeralda and the Maddalena archipelago .
Vermentino and gastronomy
Due to its structure and its personality, Vermentino di Gallura DOCG is suitable for a variety of food combinations. It is used as an aperitif, but also it can be used for any meal.
Type of Vermentino: dry , sparkling and sweet .
It is a wine with good minerality, elegant fruity and floral, the taste is fresh sometimes with a bitter aftertaste. Pale yellow color.
It should be drunk at a temperature of 10-12 ° C, as an aperitif can be served colder 6 ° – 8 ° C.
The recommended temperature then varies depending on the structure of the wine to best enhance its features. It goes nicely with seafood, fish and shellfish, in general, not too elaborate and complex dishes like seafood appetizers, raw fish, dishes of baked fish or boiled octopus.
As it regards the second courses it’s worth with white meat or dishes of mushrooms and omelettes .