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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Vermentino di Gallura “Fria”
Vermentino 8 years, 13 years Limestone, marl, sandy decomposed granite .7 ha
Isola dei Nuraghi Bianco “Prama Dorada”
75% Vermentino, 20% Moscato & Malvasia, 5% Arvesiniadu & Nasco 8 years, 13 years Limestone, marl, chalk .3 ha
Isola dei Nuraghi Rosso “Familia”
70% Cannonau, 30% Muristellu 10 years Cannonau: Limestone, marl; Muristellu: Limestone, shell deposits 2 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Harvested by hand, sorted in the vineyard
• Fermentation with indigenous yeasts
• Wines are neither fined nor filtered

Vermentino di Gallura “Fria”:
• Grapes undergo pre-fermentation cold soak for 3 to 5 days
• Fermentation lasts 10 - 15 days in stainless steel tanks
• Full malolactic fermentation
• Wine ages 7 months in stainless steel
• Wine ages in bottle 2 months before release

Isola dei Nuraghi Bianco “Prama Dorada”:
• Grapes undergo pre-fermentation cold soak for 7 days
• After pressing, wine ferments for 20 days in stainless steel and cement tanks
• Full malolactic fermentation
• Wine ages 9 months in stainless steel with regular lees stirring
• Wine ages in bottle 3 months before release

Isola dei Nuraghi Rosso “Familia”:
• Grapes macerate for 7 days
• Fermentation lasts 6-10 days in stainless steel and cement tanks
• Wine ages 12 months in stainless steel before bottling
• Wine ages in bottle 4 months before release

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Sardinia
Appellation(s)
Vermentino di Gallura, Isola dei Nuraghi
Producer
Carlo Deperu
Founded
2006
Annual Production
1000 cases
Farming
Organic (practicing)
Website
http://www.deperuholler.com/
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