Vermentino di Gallura Superiore JANKARA DOCG 2015

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Classification: Vermentino di Gallura Superiore DOCG

Varieties: 100% Vermentino

The bouquet is explosive with hints of white almond flowers and mandarin peel, the palate is rich and intense with great minerality and balanced acidity. The finish is warm and lengthy with a slight almond retro-taste typical to the Vermentino grape.

 

The Story: Owned and operated by Angela and Renato Spanu, who says
“the Jankara vineyards are located in the highlands of Gallura, in the
heart of a prestigious sub-zone called Vena di San Leonardo, which runs
from Lake Liscia to the territory around the minuscule, medieval country
church of San Leonardo. The Vermentino vines are planted on a cru
called Giannaghe, which is Jannaca in the local dialect and it faces
another historic cru called Karana. And that, in fact, is how the name
Jankara came about: JANnaca-KARAna. The microclimate is outstanding,
influenced by the vast lake and the island’s second highest mountain,
Limbara. Jankara is right in the middle and enjoys hot days and cool
nights throughout the most important months of the growing season.
Pair that with the never-ending winds that constantly ‘clean’ the air, keep
temperatures down and maintain the vineyard free of pests and disease,
and you have the perfect conditions to grow quality grapes!”

 

 

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Description

producer_gallery_458-296x500-squaredVinification: Manual harvest takes place in late September. Grapes are
delicately soft-pressed and fermented in thermo-controlled, stainless
steel vats.
Aging: Six months in stainless steel tanks and at least two months in
bottle.
Tasting Notes: Shows Gallura’s hallmark balance of alcohol, acidity and
fruit; extremely rich, intense aromas of white flowers and almonds, along
with complex tropical nuances that pleasingly linger on the palate.
Aging Potential: Three years
Serving Suggestions: Best at 10-12 °C (50-53.6 °F). Pairs well with fresh
seafood, including raw fish and shellfish, and oysters in particular. It has
the structure to accompany white meats such as rabbit, chicken and
pork.

Additional information

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Bottle, Case -10% DISCOUNT-6 BOTTLES

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