Vermentino di Sardegna DOC “Memorie di Vite VRM” 2017 – Quartomoro di Sardegnaby Valentino Minotti
ORGANOLEPTIC EXAMINATION: born from 40 years old vines and aged for 24 months in steel vats. Intense straw years with greenish hues, scent fruity, balsamic and spicy, complex, with notes of aromatic herbs. At the palate is smooth, velvety, rich and mineral, persistent.
The Vermentino VRM Quartomoro is made of 100% Vermentino grapes from the Alto Campidano (Or) having a soil predominately of clay, sand, with a lot of skeletons, from oxidian decay. The Vermentino VRM Quartomoro is vinified through a soft pressing, static decantation, tapping, fermentation in steel with indigenous yeasts at 18-20 ° C. The wine is then matured for two years in steel, of which 5% in oak barrels and aged at least four months in the bottle.
Quartomoro di Sardegna was initially used by Piero Cella himself to experiment and test different ideas to learn more about his own wines. This led him naturally to develop it into what it is today, a kind of ‘workshop of ideas’ where new wines are created.
It is a quintessential selection chosen to represent the true culture of wine in Sardinia.
Quartomoro di Sardegna embodies an intertwining of grapes, experiences and cultures exactly like its birthplace: Arborea, a living synergy between being Sardinian and continental influences. Their mission is to produce wines that best represent one of the most interesting territories in terms of biodiversity: Sardinia. They respect what nature has given us and protect it with minimal intervention in the vineyard and in the cellar with the winemaking.