This dry, skin-contact white comes from 4th-generation accidental natural-wine hipsters, Cardedu, in Sardegna.
BASICS: Dry, lightly tannic, clean (vs. overtly natty). Two days skin contact.
BLEND: Vermentino, Cannonau, Nasco
FLAVOR PROFILE: Sour plum, sea salt, dusty white flowers, wild Mediterranean herbs, honeycomb, roasted orange peel. Reminiscent of a really groovy fino sherry.
PAIRING: Bring on anything with an 'agrodolce' (sweet-salty) feel to it, like pasta con le sarde or even Indian food.
FUN FACT: Only 500 cases made (!)