Siddùra

Siddùra Spèra 2019 | Vermentino di Gallura DOCG

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As seen in news (The Independent) – an incredibly fresh and fragrant award-winning Vermentino, with hints of lemon and minerals. Mundus Vini Gold

“From the best wine white wine-producing area of Sardinia has a fuller style, with lovely flavours of lemons, pears that really sing and dance on the palate; quite possibly the best vermentino I’ve tasted in a while.”The Independent (24 July 2020)

“Spèra” means “beam of light” in the dialect of Northern Sardinia, where this fabulous wine is from. As the name suggests, it is incredibly bright and fresh, with flavours of zingy lemon tempered by some minerality. It’s exactly what you would expect from Vermentino, Sardinia’s signature white grape. The grapes for this wine were picked by hand in a vineyard in the foothills of the island’s mountains. They were then de-stemmed and gently crushed, with the free-run juice fermented at just 12-13 °C  – a very low temperature – in stainless steel tanks. Dino Dini, the winemaker at Siddùra, uses this technique to preserve the fresh flavours of the grape. The wine was matured sur lie for a short time to develop a more complex texture.

Tasting notes: “A very attractive white with sliced lemons and pears and a hint of mineral, following through to a medium body, creamy texture and a fruity finish. Rich yet lively. Drink now.” – James Suckling 92/100.

Ageing potential: 3 years.

Awards: Gilbert & Gaillard 2020 – Gold Medal (2019 vintage) | Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2020 – Gold Medal (2019 vintage) | Decanter World Wine Awards 2019 – Bronze Medal (2018 vintage) | Berliner Wein Trophy 2019 – Gold Medal (2018 vintage) | James Suckling – 92 pts (2018 vintage)

Winemaker

Geographical Indication

Grape

Vintage

2019

ABV

14%

Style

Still Dry White Wine

SKU: STW-VRM-IT-SID-2019-01 Categories: , , ,
Reviews (2)

2 reviews for Siddùra Spèra 2019 | Vermentino di Gallura DOCG

  1. WineMonkey

    Pear pie and lemons. Just fabulous and went perfectly with my chicken ballotine dish.

  2. Wine columnist’ The Independent’ (verified owner)

    The Italian grape vermentino also delivers similarly fragrant wines, but can sometimes feel a bit insipid. However, the Siddura Spera Vermentino di Gallura DOCG from the best wine white wine-producing area of Sardinia, has a fuller style, with lovely flavours of lemons, pears that really sing and dance on the palate; quite possibly the best vermentino I’ve tasted in a while. And again, it pairs nicely with richer seafood dishes and, ideally, a view of the twinkling Mediterranean.

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