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Vermentino

Vermentino is a white grape variety which has been longtime planted on the Mediterranean coast and islands. Its characteristics of citrus, floral, herbal and nutty flavors, along with the hints of salinity and minerality from the costal influence, making it a plesant wine for all occasions.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Vermentino is a white grape variety, with greenish-yellow tones. The aromas and taste of Vermentino vary slightly depending on the geographic area in which it is grown. Generally, its aroma is fruity and herbal, and its taste is fresh and vibrant, with hints of citrus, apricot and almond.

Fresh Vermentino grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Vermentino is primarily grown on the Mediterranean coast and islands, including Corsica, Sardinia, Liguria, Tuscany, and Southern France. It is also grown in Piemont in northern Italy, and the United States. Vermentino is a vigorous, high-yielding grape variety, and it is tolerant of both hot and humid climates. Quality wines are often found in vineyards of higher elevation and less fertile soil. In Sardinia, Vermentino is made in a range of styles, from slightly sweet to dry, and with a light body. In Tuscany, the Vermentino wines are more full-bodied and have a more intense aroma and flavor. In Liguria, the wines are known for their crispness, minerality, and light body. As a Mediterranean grape, Vermentino pairs well with a variety of dishes, particularly with Mediterranean cuisine, including seafood, grilled vegetables, salads, and white meats.

Foods to pair with Vermentino:

Asian food
Pasta
Pizza
Curry
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Vermentino
Vermentino has different names in various regions, in southern France, it is called Rolle while in Piedmont, it is known as Favorita.

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The Antinori Tenuta Guado al Tasso Vermentino Bolgheri is a crisp and refreshing white wine from the Bolgheri DOC in Tuscany. This Vermentino is produced from grapes grown in the vineyards of the Tenuta Guado al Tasso estate, located in the hills near the Mediterranean Sea. The wine has a pale yellow color with aromas of lemon and stone fruit, along with hints of herbs and flowers. On the palate, it has a pleasingly crisp acidity and a long, vibrant finish. Enjoy this versatile white by itself or with a variety of seafood dishes.
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Indulge in the enchanting Argiolas Costamolino Vermentino di Sardegna, a captivating wine crafted by the renowned Argiolas winery. This exceptional wine originates from the esteemed Vermentino di Sardegna appellation, where the Mediterranean climate and unique terroir contribute to its distinct character. Grown in carefully selected vineyards, the Vermentino grapes thrive under the warm Sardinian sun. With meticulous winemaking techniques, Argiolas transforms these grapes into a wine that exudes freshness and vibrancy. Costamolino showcases the hallmark Vermentino style, offering crisp acidity, refreshing citrus flavors, and delicate floral aromas. It's a testament to Argiolas' commitment to producing remarkable wines that truly capture the essence of Sardinia's winemaking heritage.
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Argiolas Is Argiolas Vermentino di Sardegna

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Argiolas Is Argiolas Vermentino di Sardegna is a delightful white wine that showcases the expertise of the renowned Argiolas winery. Hailing from the beautiful island of Sardinia, this wine is crafted from Vermentino grapes grown in carefully selected vineyards. The unique terroir of Sardinia imparts distinct characteristics to the wine, with its sandy soils and Mediterranean climate. The winemaking process involves gentle pressing of the grapes and fermentation at controlled temperatures to preserve the wine's freshness and vibrant flavors. The result is a crisp and refreshing wine with notes of citrus, tropical fruits, and a hint of minerality. Argiolas Is Argiolas Vermentino di Sardegna is the perfect choice for those seeking a high-quality white wine that captures the essence of Sardinia.
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Domaine de Sulauze Super Modeste is a delightful wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the esteemed appellation of Sulauze, this wine is crafted with utmost care and attention to detail. The vineyard features unique characteristics that contribute to the wine's exceptional quality. The winemaking process is a testament to the producer's commitment to excellence, resulting in a wine that is truly remarkable. With its distinct style, Domaine de Sulauze Super Modeste offers a delightful balance of flavors and aromas, making it a standout choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a memorable experience.
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La Vieille Ferme Blanc is a delightful white wine produced by the renowned Perrin family in the Southern Rhône region of France. The wine is made from a blend of traditional grape varieties, including Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Ugni Blanc, and Roussanne, sourced from the family's vineyards in the Ventoux and Luberon appellations. The vineyards are characterized by their high altitude, cool climate, and limestone soils, which impart a unique minerality to the wine. The winemaking process involves gentle pressing of the grapes, followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve the wine's freshness and fruitiness. The resulting wine is crisp, refreshing, and aromatic, with notes of citrus, white flowers, and a hint of minerality. La Vieille Ferme Blanc is a perfect wine for any occasion, whether enjoyed on its own or paired with light dishes such as seafood, salads, or grilled vegetables.
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