Foresti - i Soli - Vermentino - white
i Soli Vermentino from Foresti is an aromatic dry white wine, made of 100% Vermentino. The grapes are grown by several winemakers along the stretch from Ventimiglia to Cervo. The grapes are macerated with the skin in room temperature directly after the harvest for 12 hours. They are then fermented at 18 ° C with yeast extracted the winery's own grapes. This is followed by the malolactic fermentation, the clarification and then the stabilization. The wine is stored for 5 months in steel tanks, of which 3 months on its lees before being bottled.
- Country : Italy
- Region : Liguria
- Grape variety : Vermentino
- Classification : DOC Riviera Ligure di Ponente
- Color : White
- Vintage : 2016
- Alcohol degree : 12%
- Storage potential : 2-3 years
- Volume : 75 cl
Presentation of the vineyard
Foresti is a family winery originally from Camporosso. The family has continouisly acquired new lands over the years and the completely vine covered property today includes 15 hectares of land. Investments have been made in new and modern winemaking equipment. Today, they winery grow the 3 different and very typical Ligurian grape varieties which are Rossese, Vermentino and Pigato for the production of 5 different DOC wines.
i Soli Vermentino from Foresti has a light straw yellow color with golden hues. The fragrance is aromatic and elegant with hints of herbs and white field flowers as well as some hints of undergrowth. The taste is dry but aromatic, rich with a taste that is slightly bitter in a pleasant way. A wine to be drunk for aperitif or together with all types of dishes prepared from seafood; fish, shellfish or seafood pasta.