The wine ARES Vermentino di Sardegna DOC a white wine obtained from vermentino grapes. These grapes come from vineyards situated in “Anglona”, area between Gallura, Sassari and Al-ghero. This area, characterized by limestone soils and at 300 meters above sea level, gives to the wine a fresh taste and a good aroma. It is a medium bodied wine. The grapes are collected manually and sent to vinification in few hours. Pressing is made at 7-8°C; during fermentation temperature is never higher than 16,5°C. At the end of alcoholic fermentation, the wine rests on dregs a few days through daily pumping over. After the racking process, wine ages sur lies for a minimum period of 4 weeks.
It is the most famous and characteristic grape variety of Sardinia. It came here from the Iberi-an Peninsula, passing through Corsica. In Sardinian northern area there is a great diffusion of Vermentino; more than 75% of fields are vineyards. Gradually its plantation has spread across the island. It adapts easily to different weather conditions and land varieties. It is characterized for its early maturity, good productivity, its resistance to bad weather conditions and to cryp-togamian diseases. Wines obtained from Vermentino have straw yellow color with green glare. The aroma is intense and fruity, the palate is pleasantly dry with slightly bitter almond after-taste, soft and mellow taste. Depending on the production area and on the harvest time its al-coholic content can vary from 11° to 15°.