I FIORI | NURAGUS DI CAGLIARI
Denominazione Di Origine Controllata
Grapes: Nuragus 100%.
Vineyards and training method: Vineyard "Acquasassa" (Serdiana) and "Is Crabilis" (Ussana); low espalier, traditional alberello.
Age of the vineyard: 45 years.
Yield: 90/100 quintals/hectare.
Soil Type: Clayey, calcareous, poor in texture in medium hills.
Vinification, Maturation, Ageing: The must obtained from a soft pressing of the grapes, after a first cleaning and the addition of selected yeasts, is left to ferment in stainless steel vats at a constant temperature of 15° C. At the end of fermentation, after a light clarification it is put to rest for a few months in stainless steel vats, after this period it is possible to proceed with the bottling.
Tasting: Pale straw colour with greenish streaks and reflections. Slightly fruity aroma, good intensity and persistence. Fresh vegetable notes. Dry and fresh taste, good intensity and acidity. Medium nose-palate persistence.
Matching and service: Lean fish starters, soup with shellfish, boiled fish and lightly seasoned main courses. Serve at 10/12° C, uncorking at the moment of pouring.
TALES FROM THE WINERY
you say nuragus to a member of the Pala family and they'll recall father, children, grand parents, grand grand parents ... in short Nuragus is the DNA of the house.
Nuragus is also the most ancient grape of Sardinia, such as ancient and productive and also abandoned in the last years. We believe is part of our history and still has much, much to tell.