Light, dry and soft then tart and pithy with notes of lemon, pine needle, thyme, crushed sea shell and iodine.
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Sella & Mosca
La Cala Vermentino
Grape Varieties100% Vermentino
AppellationVermentino di Sardegna DOC
DescriptionA favorite of the jet set at Sardinia's chic resorts, La Cala is the ultimate definition of the Vermentino grape. It is romantically named for a small, secluded cove fringed by violet-colored thistles on the edge of the Sella & Mosca estate. Few wines rival La Cala for its exceptional affinity with seafood, thanks to the very subtle presence of a natural marine salinity in the wine, credited to the Mediterranean location of Sella & Mosca's Vermentino vineyards.
VinificationAfter harvest, selected grape bunches are exposed to the warm autumnal sunlight and undergo a brief, natural drying process. Following a gentle pressing, the juices are vinified under temperature-controlled conditions.
ColorPale straw with tints of lemon- green.
NoseVery intense with notes of citrus. Delightful, floral
PalateCrisp and dry with youthful vitality and freshness
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.5 %pH: 3.18RS: 1.7 g/LTA: 5.3 g/L
Serving SuggestionsVermentino wines are a versatile match for a wide array of appetizers and entrees, especially shellfish and seafood dishes.