Feudi della Medusa Vermentino di Sardegna Albithia 2008

White Wine from Sardinia, Italy

Item No. 110628
  • white wine
  • RP91
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

This is a clean, crisp Vermentino with its typical citrusy lime flavors and touch of minerals. It is floral and fruity with lovely aromatic qualities made with 100% pure Vermentino from the Sardegna region of Italy.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2008 Vermentino di Sardegna Albithia is a stunner, especially for the money. This vivid, chiseled Vermentino offers up scents of tangerine, flowers, mint and minerals. The Albithia is an intense wine and one of the more serious Vermentinos readers are likely to come across. Despite the richness, everything is in perfect balance here, including an eternal, sublime finish. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2015. "
91 Points

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Learn About Feudi della Medusa

The company, first set up in 2000, extends over 50 hectares in the Southern Sardinia, in the district of Santa Margherita di Pula, on an isthmus spreading between the lagoon and the sea, close by the ancient town of Nora (10th Century B.C.).

According to classical mythology the town was founded by the hero Norax, son of the god Hermes and a descendant, on his mother’s side, of the deadly Medusa that gives her name to our firm.

Learn About Sardinia

sahr-DIN-ee'yah) Fairly removed from Italy, both geographically and culturally, Sardinia has more grazing animals than vineyards. An agricultural community, the small island is secluded. With high influences from Spain as much as Italy, the grapes of the region hail from both countries. Notable Facts The most popular and most planted variety is Cannonau (otherwise known as...

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